Apavana, Apāvana: 8 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Apavana (अपवन).—a. Without wind or air, sheltered from wind.

-nam [apakṛṣṭaṃ kṛtrimatvātsvalpatvācca vanam] A grove, a garden or park planted near a town.

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

Apavana (अपवन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Without air, sheltered from wind. n.

(-naṃ) A garden, grove. E. apa, and vana a wood, or a neg. pavana wind.

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

1) Apavana (अपवन):—[=a-pavana] 1. a-pavana mfn. without air, sheltered from wind.

2) [=apa-vana] 2. apa-vana n. a grove, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Apavana (अपवन):—I. 1. [tatpurusha compound] n.

(-nam) A park or forest planted in the vicinity of a town (Vallabhagaṇi on Hemach. from a commentary on Halāyudha: = nagarasamīpāropitataruṣaṇḍaḥ). 2. Avyayībh.

(-nam) 1) Except a forest.

2) Without a forest. [As a [tatpurusha compound] the word is udātta on the last syllable, as an Avyayībh. on the first syllable; for similar distinctions in the accent comp. parivana, prativana and upavana.] E. apa and vana. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-naḥ-nā-nam) Without wind, sheltered from wind. E. a priv. and pavana.

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

Apavana (अपवन):—[apa-vana] (naṃ) 1. n. A garden, grove.

[Sanskrit to German]

Apavana in German

context information

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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Apāvana (अपावन):—adj. impure; not holy; polluted;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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