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 ga [ ga ]


1. ( 3rd consonant of the alphabet ), the soft guttural having the sound g in give

m., N. of Gaṇêśa, L.




ga-kāra [ gakAra ]

m. the letter ga.



 ga [ ga ]

2. mf ( ā ) n. ( √ gam ) only ifc. going, moving ( e.g. yāna-, going in a carriage, Mn. iv, 120, Yājñ. iii, 291 ; śīghra-, going quickly, R. iii, 31, 3 ; cf. antarikṣa- etc. )

having sexual intercourse with ( cf. anya-strī- )

reaching to ( cf. kaṇṭha- )

staying, being, abiding in, VarBṛ. Ragh. iii, 13, Kathās. etc. ( e.g. pañcama-, abiding in or keeping the fifth place, Śrut. )

relating to or standing in connection with, R. vi, 70, 59, BhP. etc. ( cf. a-, agra-, a-jihma-, atyanta-, etc. ; agre-gá, etc. )



 ga [ ga ]

3. mf ( ī, Pāṇ. iii, 2, 8) n. ( √ gai ) only ifc. singing ( cf. chando-, purāṇa-, sāma- )

( as ), m. a Gandharva or celestial musician, L.

( ā ), f. a song, L.

( am ), n. id. [ a song ], L.



 ga [ ga ]

4. ( used in works on prosody as an abbreviation of the word guru to denote ) a long syllable, W.

( in music used as an abbreviation of the word gāndhāra to denote ) the third note.