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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. ]
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.