Dravi: 5 definitions



Dravi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dravi (द्रवि).—A smelter, one who melts metal; द्रविर्न द्रावयति दारु धक्षत् (dravirna drāvayati dāru dhakṣat) Rv.6.3.4.

Derivable forms: draviḥ (द्रविः).

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

Dravi (द्रवि).—[masculine] a smelter.

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Dravī (द्रवी).—[with] bhū become fluid, melt.

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

1) Dravi (द्रवि):—[from drava] m. a smelter, one who melts metal, [Ṛg-veda vi, 3, 4.]

2) Dravī (द्रवी):—[from drava] in [compound] for drava.

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Dravi 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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