gaja m. an elephant dig-g-}) one of the 8 elephants of the regions W. (hence) the number eight a measure of length (commonly Gaz , equal to two cubits = 1 3/4 Or 2 Hastas) mound of earth (sloping on both sides) on which a house may be erected {-puTa} q.v. ; (in music) a kind of measure N. of a man of an Asura (conquered by Siva) of an attendant on the sun ({A}) f. = {-vIthi} ({I}) f. a female elephant