Aplava, Āplava, Āplāva: 9 definitions

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aplava (अप्लव).—a.

1) Without a ship, Av.19.5.31.

2) Not swimming.

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Āplava (आप्लव).—

1) Bathing, immersing.

2) Sprinkling with water (on all sides).

Derivable forms: āplavaḥ (आप्लवः).

See also (synonyms): āplavana.

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Āplāva (आप्लाव).—

1) Bathing, immersing,

2) Sprinkling, wetting.

3) Submerging.

4) A flood, an inundation; प्रलयाप्लावमिवाभिदर्शयन्तः (pralayāplāvamivābhidarśayantaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 2.7.

Derivable forms: āplāvaḥ (आप्लावः).

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

Āplava (आप्लव).—m.

(-vaḥ) 1. Bathing. 2. Sprinkling with water. E. āṅ before pluṅ to swim, ap aff.

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Āplāva (आप्लाव).—m.

(-vaḥ) 1. Bathing. 2. Sprinkling, wetting. 3. A submerging. 4. A flood, an inundation. E. āṅ before pluṅ to swim, ghañ aff.

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

Āplava (आप्लव).—[masculine] āplavana [neuter], & āplāva [masculine] bath, bathing.

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

1) Aplava (अप्लव):—[=a-plava] mf(ā)n. without a ship, [Atharva-veda xix, 50, 31, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] not swimming.

3) Āplava (आप्लव):—[=ā-plava] [from ā-plu] m. ablution, bathing, [Pāṇini; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Rāmāyaṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] sprinkling with water, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Āplāva (आप्लाव):—[=ā-plāva] [from ā-plu] m. (= ā-plava, [Pāṇini 3-3, 50]), submerging, wetting

6) [v.s. ...] flood, inundation, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Aplava (अप्लव):—I. [tatpurusha compound] m.

(-vaḥ) A bad or defective raft; e. g. in the Atharvav.: gambhīramaplavā iva na tareyurarātayaḥ. E. a neg. and plava. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-vāḥ-vā-vam) Without a raft. E. a a priv. and plava.

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

1) Āplava (आप्लव):—[ā-plava] (vaḥ) 1. m. Bathing.

2) Āplāva (आप्लाव):—[ā-plāva] (vaḥ) 1. m. Bathing; a flood.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aplava 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Āplava (ಆಪ್ಲವ):—

1) [noun] a washing the body with water.

2) [noun] the act of sprinkling or showering (water etc.) on.

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Āplāva (ಆಪ್ಲಾವ):—[noun] a dipping of the body in water, for purpose of bathing.

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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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