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अग्र

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अग्र
 ágra [ agra ]


mfn. ( fr. √ aṅg Uṇ. ), foremost, anterior, first, prominent, projecting, chief, best L.

supernumerary L.

( ā ), f. [ scil. rekhā ] measure of amplitude ( i.e. the distance from the extremity of the gnomon-shadow to the line of the equinoctial shadow ) Sūryas

( am ), n. foremost point or part

tip

front

uppermost part, top, summit, surface

point

and hence, figuratively, sharpness

the nearest end, the beginning

the climax or best part

goal, aim

multitude L.

a weight, equal to a pala L.

a measure of food given as alms L.

( in astron. ) the sun's amplitude

( am ), ind. in front, before, ahead of

( ágreṇa ), ind. in front, before ( without or with acc. ) ŚBr.

( 'agre ), ind. in front, ahead of, in the beginning, first

further on, subsequently, below ( in a book )

from - up to ( ā ) ŚBr., before ( in time ) AitUp. etc. [ cf. Gk. ἄκρον ]




ágra-kara [ agrakara ]

m. the fore part of the hand, finger

first ray Śiś.



ágra-kāya [ agrakAya ]

m. the fore part of the body



ágra-ga [ agraga ]

m. a leader



ágra-gaṇya [ agragaNya ]

mfn. to be counted or regarded as the foremost, principal



ágra-gāmin [ agragAmin ]

mfn. preceding, taking the lead



ágra-grāsikā [ agragrAsikA ]

f. the claim or right to the first morsel Pāṇ. 3-3 , iii, Kāś



ágra-ja [ agraja ]

( cf. jā' ), mfn. born first or earlier, m. the first-born, an elder brother Mn. etc.

a Brahman VarBṛS. etc.

( ā ), f. an elder sister



ágra-jaṅghā [ agrajaGghA ]

f. the fore part of the leg, the shin- bone L.



ágra-janman [ agrajanman ]

m. the first-born, an elder brother, a Brahman Mn. Yājñ. etc.

a member of one of the three highest castes L.

Brahmā



ágra-jā' [ agrajA ]

mfn. first-born RV. ix, 5, 9



ágra-jātaka [ agrajAtaka ]

or m. a Brahman L.



ágra-jāti [ agrajAti ]

m. a Brahman L.



ágra-jihvá [ agrajihva ]

n. tip of the tongue VS.



ágra-jyā [ agrajyA ]

f. sine of the amplitude Sūryas



ágra-ṇī [ agraNI ]

mfn. taking the lead, foremost

N. of an Agni MBh.



ágra-ṇīti [ agraNIti ]

( ágra- ), f. the first offering RV. ii, 11, 14



ágra-tás [ agratas ]

ind.

col. 3



ágra-tīrtha [ agratIrtha ]

m. N. of a prince MBh.



ágra-dātṛ [ agradAtR ]

mfn. offering the best bits ( to the gods ) MBh.



ágra-dānin [ agradAnin ]

m. a degraded Brāhman who receives presents from Sūdras, or takes things previously offered to the dead BrahmaP.



ágra-didhiṣú [ agradidhiSu ]

m. = agre-didhiṣu TBr.



ágra-nakha [ agranakha ]

m. tip of a nail R.

cf. nakhâgra



ágra-nāsikā [ agranAsikA ]

f. tip of the nose R.

cf. nāsikâgra



ágra-nirūpaṇa [ agranirUpaNa ]

n. determining beforehand, prophecy



ágra-parṇī [ agraparNI ]

f. cowage, Carpopogon Pruriens



ágra-pā [ agrapA ]

mfn. drinking first MBh.



ágra-pāṇi [ agrapANi ]

m. fore part of the hand

the right hand L.



ágra-pāda [ agrapAda ]

m. fore part of the foot Śiś.



ágra-pūjā [ agrapUjA ]

f. highest act of reverence R.



ágra-peya [ agrapeya ]

n. precedence in drinking AitBr.



ágra-pradāyin [ agrapradAyin ]

mfn. offering first MBh.



ágra-praśirṇá [ agraprazirNa ]

mfn. broken at the top ŚBr.



ágra-bīja [ agrabIja ]

mfn. ( said of plants ) propagated by cuttings, m. a viviparous plant



ágra-bhāga [ agrabhAga ]

( or agrâṃśa ), m. fore part, ( in astron. ) degree of amplitude L.



ágra-bhuj [ agrabhuj ]

mfn. having the precedence in eating TĀr.

N. of the sun MBh.



ágra-bhū [ agrabhU ]

mfn. being at the top, at the head of



ágra-bhūmi [ agrabhUmi ]

f. a goal L.

the top-floor ( of a house ) Megh



ágra-mahiṣī [ agramahiSI ]

f. the principal queen R. Jain.



ágra-māṃsa [ agramAMsa ]

n. the heart L.

morbid protuberance of the liver



ágra-yāna [ agrayAna ]

n. stepping in front to defy the enemy



ágra-yāyin [ agrayAyin ]

mfn. going before, taking the lead, ( ī ), m. a Ieader, Sāk



ágra-yā'van [ agrayAvan ]

mfn. going before RV. x, 70, 2



ágra-yodhin [ agrayodhin ]

m. the foremost man or leader in a fight

a champion



ágra-lohitā [ agralohitA ]

f. a kind of vegetable, similar to the spinage



ágra-vaktra [ agravaktra ]

n. N. of a surgical instrument Suśr.



ágra-vat [ agravat ]

( ágra- ), mfn. being at the top TS.



ágra-śás [ agrazas ]

ind. from the beginning AV.



ágra-saṃdhānī [ agrasaMdhAnI ]

f. the register of human actions ( kept by Yama ) L.



ágra-sandhyā [ agrasandhyA ]

f. early down



ágra-sara [ agrasara ]

mf ( ī ) n. going in front, taking the lead



ágra-sānu [ agrasAnu ]

m. the front part of a table-land L.



ágra-sārā [ agrasArA ]

f. a short method of counting immense numbers



ágra-sūcī [ agrasUcI ]

f. point of a needle, Naiṣ



ágra-sena [ agrasena ]

m. N. of Janamejaya's son



ágra-hasta [ agrahasta ]

m. = -pāṇi

the tip of an elephant's trunk Vikr

finger R.



ágra-hāyaṇa [ agrahAyaNa ]

m. ' commencement of the year ', N. of a Hindū month ( mārgaśīrṣa, beginning about the 12th of November).



ágra-hāra [ agrahAra ]

m. royal donation of land to Brāhmans

land or village thus given MBh.



agrâṃśa [ agrAMza ]

= agrabhāga



agrâṃśu [ agrAMzu ]

m. the end of a ray of light, the focal point



agrâkṣan [ agrAkSan ]

n. a side-look R.



agrâṅguli [ agrAGguli ]

m. the finger-tip



agrâdvan [ agrAdvan ]

mfn. having precedence in eating RV. vi, 69, 6



agrânīka [ agrAnIka ]

n. the front of an army, vanguard Mn. etc.



agrâyaṇīya [ agrAyaNIya ]

n. title of the second of the fourteen oldest ( but lost ) Jaina books, called Pūrvas



agrâśana [ agrAzana ]

mfn. eating before another ( abl. ) MārkP.



agrâsana [ agrAsana ]

n. seat of honour



agre-gá [ agrega ]

etc.

ágre below



agrê'tvan [ agretvan ]

mf ( arī ) n. going in front AV.



agrôpaharaṇīya [ agropaharaNIya ]

mfn. that which has to be first or principally supplied Suśr.