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Vaha, aka: Vāha, Vāhā; 4 Definition(s)

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1a) Vāhā (वाहा).—A R. of the Ketumālā continent.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 44. 20.

1b) A Janapada of the Ketumālā continent.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 44. 13.
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Vaha, (-°) (fr. vah) 1. bringing, carrying, leading Pv. I, 58 (vāri° river=mahānadī PvA. 29); S. I, 103; PvA. 13 (anattha°). Doubtful in hetu-vahe Pv. II, 85, better with v. l. °vaco, expld by sakāraṇa-vacana PvA. 109.—2. a current J. IV, 260 (Gaṅgā°); V, 388 (mahā°).—Cp. vāha. (Page 606)

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Vāha, (adj. -n.) (fr. vah) 1. carrying, leading; a leader, as in sattha° a caravan leader, merchant J. I, 271; Vv 847; 8420; VvA. 337.—2. a cart, vehicle; also cartload Sn. p. 126 (tila°=tila-sakaṭa SnA 476); J. IV, 236 (saṭṭhi°sahassāni 60, 000 cartloads); Miln. 80 (°sataṃ). (Page 611)

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vāha : (adj.) carrying; leading. (m.) a leader; a cart; a cartload, i.e. 380 dronas; a beast of burden; a torrent.

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The name of Elaras state horse, stolen by Velusumana. MT. 440.

Added: 12.Apr.2009 | Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names
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