Avighna: 10 definitions


Avighna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Avighna in India is the name of a plant defined with Carissa carandas in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Jasminonerium salicinum (Lam.) Kuntze (among others).

2) Avighna is also identified with Carissa spinarum It has the synonym Carandas edulis (Forssk.) Hiern (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Indian forester (1921)
· Hortus Bengalensis, or ‘a Catalogue of the Plants Growing in the Hounourable East India Company's Botanical Garden at Calcutta’ (1814)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1984)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (1783)
· Notulae Systematicae (Paris) (1950)
· Mémoires de la Société d’Histoire Naturelle de Paris (1834)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Avighna (अविघ्न).—a. Unobstructed, free from impediments; °क्रियोपलम्भाय (kriyopalambhāya) Ś.1.

-ghnam Freedom from obstacle or impediment, welfare (this word is usually neuter, though vighna is m.); साधयाम्यहमविघ्नमस्तु ते (sādhayāmyahamavighnamastu te) R.11.91; अविघ्नमस्तु ते स्थेयाः पितेव धुरि पुत्रिणाम् (avighnamastu te stheyāḥ piteva dhuri putriṇām) R.1.91; अविघ्नमस्तु सावित्र्याः प्रदाने दुहितुस्तव (avighnamastu sāvitryāḥ pradāne duhitustava) Mb.

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

Avighna (अविघ्न).—mfn.

(-ghnaḥ-ghnā-ghnaṃ) Unimpeded, uninterrupted. E. a neg. vighna obstacle.

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

Avighna (अविघ्न).—I. adj. free from obstacles, unobstructed, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 13, 23. Ii. n. absence of obstruction, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 91; instr. ºnena, without impediment, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 38, 8. Apa-vighna + m, adv. free from impediments, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 38.

Avighna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and vighna (विघ्न).

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

Avighna (अविघ्न).—[adjective] unhindered (also ghnita); [neuter] undisturbedness, quiet.

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

1) Avighna (अविघ्न):—[=a-vighna] [from a-vighāta] mfn. without obstacle, unimpeded, uninterrupted, [Rāmāyaṇa; Śakuntalā]

2) Avighnā (अविघ्ना):—[=a-vighnā] [from a-vighna > a-vighāta] f. = a-vigna q.v.

3) Avighna (अविघ्न):—[=a-vighna] [from a-vighāta] n. want of obstacle, undisturbedness, [Raghuvaṃśa i, 91]

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

Avighna (अविघ्न):—[a-vighna] (ghnaḥ-ghnā-ghnaṃ) a. Unimpeded.

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Avighna in German

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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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Avighna (ಅವಿಘ್ನ):—[adjective] free from obstacles; impediment-free.

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Avighna (ಅವಿಘ್ನ):—[noun] the state of being free from obstacles; complete freedom to act as one wishes.

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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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