Avat, Āvat: 8 definitions

Introduction:

Avat means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Āvat (आवत्).—Tad-affix applied to the word सम (sama), cf. समा (samā)xद् वसति (d vasati) M. Bh. on V.4.30.

context information

Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āvat (आवत्).—f. Ved. Proximity; आवतस्त आवतः परावतस्त आवतः (āvatasta āvataḥ parāvatasta āvataḥ) Av.5.3.1.

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

Āvāt (आवात्).—mfn. (-vān-vāntī-vāt) Blowing. E. āṅ before to blow, aff. śatṛ.

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

Āvat (आवत्).—[feminine] proximity ([opposed] parāvat).

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

1) Avat (अवत्):—[from av] mfn. [present participle] See √av.

2) Āvat (आवत्):—[=ā-vat] f. proximity, [Atharva-veda v, 30, 1] (opposed to parā-vat).

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

Āvāt (आवात्):—[ā-vāt] (vān-bāntī-vāt) p. Blowing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Avat 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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