Nagadvipa, Naga-dvipa, Nāgadvīpa: 10 definitions
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[Deutsch Wörterbuch]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Nāgadvīpa (नागद्वीप):—(1. nāga 1, a + dvīpa) m. Name eines Dvīpa in Jambūkhaṇḍa oder Bhāratavarṣa [Mahābhārata 6, 251.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 175.] Ναγάδιβα auf Ceylon [PTOL.] [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, 201,] n. [ult.] — Vgl. nāgakhaṇḍa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Nāgadvīpa (नागद्वीप):—m. Nomen proprium eines Dvīpa.
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Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
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