ཁྲུ་གང་

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ཁྲུ་གང། (Wyl. khru gang ) Pron.: trugang

  • Skt. हस्तः, hasta, Pron.: hasta. From Sanskrit: of unknown derivation | the hand | = 'holding in or by the hand' | [as two words], 'to take into the hand', 'get possession of' | haste-¹ | as a | 'to take by the hand, marry' | an elephant's trunk | = | the fore-arm (a measure of length from the elbow to the tip of the middle finger, = 24 Añgulas or about 18 inches) | the position of the hand | hand-writing | the 11th (13th) lunar asterism (represented by a hand and containing five stars, identified by some with part of the constellation Corvus) | a species of tree | (in prosody) an anapest | quantity, abundance, mass | after words signifying 'hair' | N. of a guardian of the Soma | of a son of Vasudeva | of another man [Mahavyutpatti] [Sanskrit] MVP MW