माघः [मघानक्षत्रयुक्ता पौर्णमासी माघी सा$त्र मास अण्] 1 N. of a lunar month (corresponding to January-February). -2 N. of a poet, the author of the Śiśupālavadha or Māgha-kāvya; (the poet describes his family in Śi.2.8-84 and thus concludes:-श्रीशब्दरम्यकृतसर्ग- समाप्तिलक्ष्म लक्ष्मीपतेश्चरितकीर्तनचारु माघः । तस्यात्मजः सुकविकीर्ति- दुराशयादः काव्यं व्यधत्त शिशुपालवधाभिधानम् ॥); उपमा कालिदासस्य भारवेरर्थगौरवम् । दण्डिनः पदलालित्यं माघे सन्ति त्रयो गुणाः ॥; तावद्भा भारवेर्भाति यावन्माघस्य नोदयः Udb. -घी the day of full moon in the month of Māgha.
a. (î) relating to the asterism Maghâ; m. N. of a month (January-Febru ary); N. of the author of the Sisupâlavadha (composed before the end of the tenth century): -kâvya, n. Mâgha's poem, theSisupâlavadha.
noun (masculine) name of a merchant (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a poet (son of Dattaka and grandson of Suprabhadeva) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the month Māgha (which has its full moon in the constellation Māgha) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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