A Dictionary, Gujarátí and English

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N.R. Rániná at the Union Press, 1868 - 884

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Strona 491 - Ч?П5Г padmät, m. a sort of cassia (Cassia tora), s. 4fll*M padmasan, m. a posture in religious meditation, sitting with the thighs crossed, one hand resting on the left thigh, the other held up with the thumb upon the heart, the eyes directed to the tip of the nose; a seat made in the shape of a lotus, s.
Strona iii - Indian philoloo-y ought to begin if it is to follow a natural and historical course. So great an influence has the Vedic age (the historical period to which we are justified in referring the formation of the sacred texts) exercised upon all succeeding periods of Indian history, so closely is every branch of literature connected with Vedic traditions, so deeply have the religious and moral ideas of that primitive era taken root in the mind of the Indian nation, so minutely has almost every private...
Strona 595 - A mode of dyeing in which the cloth is tied in different places, to prevent the parts tied from receiving the dye ; ... 3. A kind of silk cloth" A class or caste in Guzerat who do this kind of preparation for dyeing- are called Bandfulrd (DrummoncC).
Strona ii - In the Vedas, as well as in the older portions of the Zend-Avesta (see the Gathas), there are sufficient traces to be discovered that the Zoroastrian religion arose out of a vital struggle against the form which the Brahmanical religion had assumed at a certain early period.
Strona 243 - Eaves, eevz (Saxon, efese, the skirt or edge of anything). The edge or lower border of the roof of a building, which overhangs the walls and casts off the water that falls on the roof.
Strona 216 - Charas is the exudation of the flowers of hemp collected with the dew and prepared for use as an intoxicating drug.
Strona xxiii - These mendicants, born in the western parts of Hindoos'thanu, wander about naked or nearly so, carrying in the left hand a human skull containing urine and ordure, and a pan of burning coals in the right. If these marks of self-denial do not extort the alms they expect, they profess to eat the ordure out of the skull, in the presence of the persons from whom they are begging.
Strona 585 - ... or a poet who sings the praises of a prince in his presence, or accompanies an army to chaunt martial songs; praiser, flatterer.
Strona 9 - Scaliger compares to the labours of the anvil and the mine ; that what is obvious is not always known, and what is known is not always present ; that sudden fits of inadvertency will surprise vigilance, slight avocations will seduce attention, and casual eclipses of the mind will darken learning; and that the writer shall often in vain trace his memory at the moment of need for that which yesterday he knew with intuitive readiness...
Strona 345 - A common term for the items of л number set down to be added together. 2 The summing up and forming of a grand total of the several amounts under one head. 3 n. A string of distiuct or classified amounts to be added together : the paper containing it.

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