Cavi: 10 definitions



Cavi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. 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 Chavi.

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

cavi : (aor. of cavati) fell away; shifted.

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cavī (चवी).—f (Poetry. For cava) Taste, relish, perception by the palate &c. Ex. ēkācī sidōrī viṭalī samasta || cavī nāhīṃ jēvitāṃ ||. 2 Taste or flavor (in substances). v pāha

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cavī (चवी).—f cavēṇa or ṇī f cavīṇa or cavaiṇa f A kind of wild Plantain. See rānakēḷa.

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cāvī (चावी).—f ( H Chave. Port.) A key. 2 The clasp or lock of the pieces or parts of a table.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

cāvī (चावी).—f A key.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cavi (चवि) or Cavī (चवी).—A kind of pepper. L. D. B.

Derivable forms: caviḥ (चविः).

See also (synonyms): cavika, cavyaka, cavyā.

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

Cavi (चवि).—f. (-viḥ-vī) The pepper plant or a kind of it. E. carv to eat in affix; also sometimes ṅīṣ, deriv. irr. also cavya and cavikā.

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

1) Cavi (चवि):—[from cavana] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Cavī (चवी):—[from cavana] f. idem, [Kathāsaritsāgara vi, 151.]

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

Cavi (चवि):—(viḥ) 2. f. The pepper plant.

[Sanskrit to German]

Cavi 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

Cavi (ಚವಿ):—[noun] the quality, condition or fact of shining by reflected light; sheen; lustre.

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Cavi (ಚವಿ):—

1) [noun] the plant Anamirta paniculata (=Cocculus indicus) of Menispermaceae family.

2) [noun] its berry.

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Cāvi (ಚಾವಿ):—[noun] a small metal instrument specially cut to fit into a lock and move its bolt or bolts to open or lock; a key.

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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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