Avedana, aka: Āvēdana, Āvedana; 4 Definition(s)


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āvēdana (आवेदन).—n S A respectful representation.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āvedana (आवेदन).—

1) Communicating, reporting, or addressing respectfully.

2) Representation.

3) Stating a complaint (in law); राज्ञे कुर्यात् पूर्वमावेदनं यः (rājñe kuryāt pūrvamāvedanaṃ yaḥ) Nārada.

4) A plaint; Śukra 4.66

5) Marriage; न विवाहविधावुक्तं विधवावेदनं पुनः (na vivāhavidhāvuktaṃ vidhavāvedanaṃ punaḥ) Ms.9.65.

Derivable forms: āvedanam (आवेदनम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āvedana (आवेदन).—n.

(-naṃ) Representing, addressing or apprising respectfully. E. āṅ and vedana informing.

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