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nAga

5) naga ethics sila Cologna Sanskrit Dicitoanry nAga m. (prob. neither fr. {na-ga} nor fr. {nagna}) a snake , (esp.) Coluber Naga (f. {I} Suparn.) a Naga or serpent-demon (the race of Kadru or Su-rasa inhabiting the waters or the city Bhoga-vati under the earth ; they are supposed to have a human face with serpent-like lower extremities their kings are Sesha , Vasuki , and Takshaka 7 or 8 of the Nagas are particularly mentioned with Buddhists they are also represented as ordinary men N. of the numbers 7 (Suryas.) or 8 (Hcat.) a cruel man one of the 5 airs of the human body (which is expelled by eructation) sg. also collect.) an elephant (f. {I} ifc. f. {A}) the best or most excellent of any kind (ifc.) L. (cf. {RSabha} , {vyAghra} shark cloud N. of sev. plants (Mesua Roxburghii , Rottlera Tinctoria ) N. of a serpent-demon n. of a Sadhya of a teacher of a dynasty of 9 or 10 princes of sev. authors (also {-zarman} and {-bhaTTa}) of sev. other men Rajat. of a mountain of a district L. ; = {-danta} (below) ({A} and {I}) f. N. of sev. women ({I}) f. N. of a metre Col. (cf. above) n. (m. L.) tin , lead a kind of talc a kind of coitus N. of the 3rd invariable Karana of the effects of that period on anything happening during it of a district of Bharata-varsha mf({A} , or {I}) n. formed of snakes , relating to serpents or sñserpents-demons , snaky , serpentine , serpent-like MBh. &c. (with %{Asana} n. a partic. attitude in sitting {A} f. [scil. {vIthI}] = {nAga-v-} , below Var.) ; belonging to an elephant , elephantine (as urine) .
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