Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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Last updated: Thu 03/27/2003 11:40 PM
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ṅa 1
ṅa the 5th consonant of the Sanskṛit alphabet, nasal of the 1st class. No word in use begins with this letter
• it is usually found as the 1st member of a conjunct consonant preceded by a vowel
⋙ ṅakāra
○kāra m. the letter or sound ṅa
ṅa 2
ṅa m. an object of sense L.
• desire for any sensual object L.
• Śiva (bhairava) L.
ṅu cl. 1. Ā. ṅavate, to sound Dhātup. xxii, 57: Desid. ñuṇūṣate Pāṇ. 7-4, 62 Sch.