phalgu फल्गु

Definition: फल्गु a. [फल्-उ गुक् च Uṇ.1.18] 1 Pithless, unessential; unsubstantial; सारं ततो ग्राह्यमपास्य फल्गु Pt.1. -2 Worthless, useless, unimportant; 'फल्गु तुच्छमसारं च' Yādava.; तरीषु तत्रत्यमफल्गु भाण्डम् Śi.3.76. -3 Small, minute; नामरूपविभेदेन फल्ग्व्या च कलया कृताः Bhāg.8.3.22. -4 Vain, unmeaning. -5 Weak, feeble, flimsy; फल्गूनि तत्र महतां जीवो जीवस्य जीवनम् Bhāg.1.13.47. -6 Untrue. -7 Beautiful, lovely. -ल्गुः f. 1 The spring season. -2 The opposite-leaved fig-tree (Mar. बोखाडा). -3 Name of a river at Gayā. -4 A red powder of wild ginger (Mar. गुलाल) thrown by the Hindus over one another at the Holi festival. -5 (du.) (In astrol.) Name of a नक्षत्र. -Comp. -उत्सवः the vernal festival, commonly called Holi. -द a. avaricious. -वाक् a falsehood, lie. -वाटिका the opposite-leaved fig-tree.

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