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मघ

मघ
 maghá [ magha ]


m. ( √ maṃh ) a gift, reward, bounty, RV.

wealth, power, ib.

a kind of flower, L.

a partic. drug or medicine ( also ā f. ), L.

N. of a Dvīpa ( s.v. ), L.

of a country of the Mlecchas, L.

( ā' ), f. ( also pl. ) N. of the 10th or 15th Nakshatra ( sometimes regarded as a wife of the Moon ), AV. etc.

N. of the wife of Śiva, L.

( ī, or ā ), f. a species of grain, L.




maghá-gandha [ maghagandha ]

m. Mimusops Elengi, Kir. Sch.



maghá-tti [ maghatti ]

( maghá- ), f. ( for magha + datti ) the giving and receiving of presents, RV.



maghá-déya [ maghadeya ]

n. the giving of Presents, ib.



maghá-rava [ magharava ]

m. N. of a Nishāda, Cat.



maghá-vat [ maghavat ]

mfn., see next



maghá-van [ maghavan ]

( maghá-. ), mfn. ( middle stem maghá-vat [which may be used throughout], weak stem maghón

nom. m. maghávā or °vān f. maghónī or maghavatī [ Vop. ]

n. maghavat

nom. pl. m. once maghónas

cf. Pāṇ. vi, 4, 128

133 ), possessing or distributing gifts, bountiful, liberal, munificent ( esp. said of Indra and other gods, but also of institutors of sacrifices who pay the priests and singers ), RV. AV. TS. ŚBr. Up.

m. N. of Indra ( also pl. °vantaḥ ), MBh. Kāv. etc.

of a Vyāsa or arranger of the Purāṇas, Cat.

of a Dānava, Hariv.

of the 3rd Cakra-vartin in Bhārata, L.

-vat-tvá n. liberality, munificence, RV.

-van-nagara n. ' Indra's city ', N. of a town, Rājat.

-van-mukta-kuliśa m. or n. ( ? ) the thunderbolt hurled by Indra, Bhartṛ.



maghá-svāmin [ maghasvAmin ]

m. v.l. for makha-sv°, q.v.