Acamanavahin, aka: Ācamanavāhin, Acamana-vahin; 1 Definition(s)


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Ācamanavāhin (आचमनवाहिन्).—m. A drawer of water; (Hch.5.6.)

Ācamanavāhin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ācamana and vāhin (वाहिन्). See also (synonyms): ācamanadhārin.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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