Anjanavati, Añjanāvatī, Añjanāvati, Amjanavati: 9 definitions

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Anjanavati 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Anjanavati in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Añjanāvatī (अञ्जनावती).—Born of Añjana (elephant); two sons— Prathitāyu and Ajaḥ; pleasant looking and well-formed animals.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 69. 227-28; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 343-4.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anjanavati in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Añjanāvati (अञ्जनावति).—[añjanaṃ vidyate asyāḥ adhikakṛṣṇavarṇatvāt]

1) Name of the female elephant of the north-east quarter.

2) Name of a tree कावाञ्जनवृक्ष (kāvāñjanavṛkṣa).

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

Añjanāvatī (अञ्जनावती).—f. (-tī) The female-elephant of the north-east. E. añjana, and vatup poss. aff.

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

Añjanāvatī (अञ्जनावती):—[=añjanā-vatī] [from añjana > añj] f. the female elephant of the north-east (or the west?) quarter.

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

Añjanāvatī (अञ्जनावती):—f.

(-tī) The female elephant of the north-east, or according to others of the west. E. añjanā, taddh. aff. matup.

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

Añjanāvatī (अञ्जनावती):—(tī) 3. f. A female elephant of the north-east.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anjanavati in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anjanavati in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṃjanāvati (ಅಂಜನಾವತಿ):—

1) [noun] the female of the celestial elephant guarding the north-east quarter.

2) [noun] a mode having six notes both in ascending and descending order, a derivative of one of the main scales Gavāmbōdhi, in Karnāṭaka system of music.

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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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