Apanapavana, Apānapavana, Apana-pavana: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apānapavana (अपानपवन).—

1) the life-wind called अपान (apāna).

2) ventris crepitus.

Derivable forms: apānapavanaḥ (अपानपवनः).

Apānapavana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms apāna and pavana (पवन). See also (synonyms): apānavāyu.

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

Apānapavana (अपानपवन):—[=apāna-pavana] [from apāna > apān] m. the vital air Apāna, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Apānapavana (अपानपवन):—[karmadharaya compound] m.

(-naḥ) The vital air apāna q. v. E. apāna and pavana.

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