Avagunthana, Avaguṇṭhana, Avagumthana: 14 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Avaguṇṭhana (अवगुण्ठन):—Likes to cover the head with hands
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Avaguṇṭhana, (adj.) (-°) (fr. oguṇṭheti) covering Sdhp. 314. (Page 81)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
avaguṇṭhana (अवगुंठन).—n S Enveloping or enclosing: also veiling, cloaking, covering over, muffling up.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
avaguṇṭhana (अवगुंठन).—n Enveloping. Veiling, cloak- ing, muffling up.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) The act of covering the head of women; hiding, veiling.
2) A veil (for the face); (fig. also); अवगुण्ठनसंवीता कुलजाभिसरेद्यदि (avaguṇṭhanasaṃvītā kulajābhisaredyadi) S. D.; अवगुण्ठनपटक्षेपं विधत्ते विधुः (avaguṇṭhanapaṭakṣepaṃ vidhatte vidhuḥ) ibid; कृतशीर्षावगुण्ठनः (kṛtaśīrṣāvaguṇṭhanaḥ) Mu.6; उत्सृष्टसत्पुरुषोचितलज्जा- वगुण्ठनानाम् (utsṛṣṭasatpuruṣocitalajjā- vaguṇṭhanānām) Ve.3; Mṛcchakaṭika 4.24; Śiśupālavadha 5.17.
3) A covering, पश्येष्टदारदारांस्ते भ्रष्टलज्जावगुण्ठनान् (paśyeṣṭadāradārāṃste bhraṣṭalajjāvaguṇṭhanān) Rām.6.111.62. mantle (in general).
4) A sweeping broom.
Derivable forms: avaguṇṭhanam (अवगुण्ठनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. A veil. 2. Sweeping. 3. Hiding, veiling. E. guṭhi to enclose, with ava prefixed, and lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avaguṇṭhana (अवगुण्ठन).—[ava-guṇṭh + ana], n. A veil.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avaguṇṭhana (अवगुण्ठन).—[neuter] veiling, a veil. vant veiled.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Avaguṇṭhana (अवगुण्ठन):—[=ava-guṇṭhana] [from ava-guṇṭh] n. hiding, veiling, [Mṛcchakaṭikā; Kādambarī]
2) [v.s. ...] (often kṛtāvaguṇṭhana, ‘enveloped in’)
3) [v.s. ...] a veil, [Sāhitya-darpaṇa] etc.
4) [v.s. ...] a peculiar intertwining of the fingers in certain religious ceremonies, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] sweeping, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avaguṇṭhana (अवगुण्ठन):—[ava-guṇṭhana] (naṃ) 1. n. A veil; veiling.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Avaguṃṭhana (ಅವಗುಂಠನ):—[noun] a part of upper garment of a woman used to cover her face from strangers (as is practice among Hindus and Muslims.
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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