Devanadi, Dēvanadī, Devanadī, Deva-nadi: 10 definitions
Devanadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Devanadi (देवनदि).—A river described as existing in the assembly of Varuṇa. (Sabhā Parva, Chapter 9, Verse 19).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Devanadī (देवनदी) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. II.9.19, II.9). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Deva-nadī) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
dēvanadī (देवनदी).—f (S Divine river.) A name for the Ganges: also for the Galaxy or milky way; which two are, with the Hindus, one.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
dēvanadī (देवनदी).—f A name for the Ganges; also for the Galaxy or Milky Way.
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 Ganges.
2) any holy river; Manusmṛti 2.17.
Devanadī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and nadī (नदी).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devanadī (देवनदी).—[feminine] celestial river, [Epithet] of [several] sacred rivers.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Devanadī (देवनदी):—[=deva-nadī] [from deva] f. ‘d° river’, Name of several sacred rivers, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]
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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
Dēvanadi (ದೇವನದಿ):—[noun] the river Gange, considered as the celestial river.
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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List of Mahabharata people and places (by Laxman Burdak)
Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 44 - Eulogy of Śūlabheda < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Chapter 56 - Fruit of Dāna Described < [Section 3 - Revā-khaṇḍa]
Tattvartha Sutra (with commentary) (by Vijay K. Jain)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)