Anavasana, Anavasāna: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anavasāna (अनवसान).—a. [na. ba.] Endless, having no setting; free from death.

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

1) Anavasāna (अनवसान):—[=an-avasāna] mfn. (√so), having no termination, free from death

2) [v.s. ...] endless.

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

Anavasāna (अनवसान):—[bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-naḥ-nā-nam) 1) Without conclusion, endless.

2) Free from death. E. a priv. and avasāna.

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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 (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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