Apahnuvana, Apahnuvāna, Apa-hnuvana: 2 definitions


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

Apahnuvāna (अपह्नुवान):—[=apa-hnuvāna] [from apa-hnu] mfn. [present participle] [Ātmanepada] concealing, denying (any one [dative case]), [Naiṣadha-carita]

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

Apahnuvāna (अपह्नुवान):—[tatpurusha compound] m. f. n.

(-naḥ-nā-nam) 1) Denying.

2) Con-cealing, e. g. ātmānamapahnubānaḥ ‘making one’s self unknown, as by assuming another shape; or bhūbhṛdbhirapyaskhalitāḥ khalūnnatairapahnuvānā saritaḥ pṛthūrapi (comm. apahnuvānā svamahimnācchādayantī, scil. gaṅgā). E. hnu with apa, kṛt aff. śānac.

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