Dharavani, Dharavaṇī, Dhārāvani, Dhara-avani: 5 definitions


Dharavani 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dharavaṇī (धरवणी).—n (dharaṇēṃ & pāṇī) Rain-water caught (as from roofs &c).

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dhāravaṇī (धारवणी).—n (dhāra Stream; pāṇī Water.) Water poured into milk whilst boiling. 2 Water descending in streams: also a stream of water gen.

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

dharavaṇī (धरवणी).—n Rain-water caught from roofs.

context information

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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhārāvani (धारावनि).—f. wind.

Derivable forms: dhārāvaniḥ (धारावनिः).

Dhārāvani is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhārā and avani (अवनि).

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

Dhārāvani (धारावनि).—mf.

(-niḥ-niḥ) Air, wind. E. dhārā thin rain, van to soud, affix i. dhārāyā avaniriva . vāyau .

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

Dhārāvani (धारावनि):—[=dhārā-vani] [from dhārā > dhāra] m. wind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. next).

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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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