Adhvanya: 4 definitions
Adhvanya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Adhvanya (अध्वन्य).—a. [adhvānam alaṃ gacchati, adhvan-khayat vā; adhvano yatkhau P.V.2.16] Able to undertake a journey, speeding on a journey; क्षिप्रं ततोऽध्वन्यतुरङ्गयायी (kṣipraṃ tato'dhvanyaturaṅgayāyī) Bk.2.44.
-naḥ -nyaḥ A traveller going fast, way-farer.
See also (synonyms): adhvanīna.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nyaḥ-nyā) A traveller. E. adhvan, and yat aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhvanya (अध्वन्य).—[masculine] traveller.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhvanya (अध्वन्य):—[from adhvan] m. idem, [Pāṇini 5-2, 16.]
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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