Adhovayu, Adhōvāyu, Adhovāyu, Adhas-vayu: 10 definitions

Introduction:

Adhovayu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

adhōvāyu (अधोवायु).—m (S) The air stationed in the fundament. One of the five vital airs. 2 Ventris crepitus.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

adhōvāyu (अधोवायु).—m Ventris crepitus.

context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Adhovāyu (अधोवायु).—[adhogāmī vāyuḥ śāka. ta.] breaking wind, flatulency.

Derivable forms: adhovāyuḥ (अधोवायुः).

Adhovāyu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms adhas and vāyu (वायु).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhovāyu (अधोवायु).—m.

(-yuḥ) The vital air that passes downwards. E. adhas, and vāyu air.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Adhovāyu (अधोवायु):—[=adho-vāyu] [from adhas] m. vital air passing downwards

2) [v.s. ...] breaking wind.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhovāyu (अधोवायु):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-yuḥ) 1) The vital air that passes down-wards, one of the five vital airs.

2) Ventris crepitus. E. adhas and vāyu.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Adhovāyu (अधोवायु):—[adho+vāyu] (yuḥ) 2. m. Vital air passing downward.

[Sanskrit to German]

Adhovayu in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Adhōvāyu (ಅಧೋವಾಯು):—

1) [noun] the air current moving downward.

2) [noun] the gas emitted from the intestines and passing through the anus; fart.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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