Aplavana, Āplavana: 9 definitions
Aplavana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Aplavan.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Bathing, immersing.
2) Sprinkling with water (on all sides).
Derivable forms: āplavanam (आप्लवनम्).
See also (synonyms): āplava.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Sprinkling with water. 2. Bathing. E. āṅ before pluṅ to swim, affix lyuṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āplavana (आप्लवन).—i. e. ā-plu + ana, n. Bathing, Mahābhārata 1, 1814; v. r. [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 5, 115.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Āplavana (आप्लवन):—[=ā-plavana] [from ā-plu] n. immersing, bathing, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] sprinkling with water, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Āplavana (आप्लवन):—[ā-plavana] (naṃ) 1. n. Idem.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Āplāvana (आप्लावन) [Also spelled aplavan]:—(nm) inundation; immersion, complete submergence.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Āplavana (ಆಪ್ಲವನ):—[noun] = ಆಪ್ಲವ [aplava].
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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Starts with: Aplavanavratin.
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