Gajavadana, Gaja-vadana: 9 definitions

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Gajavadana 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

[«previous next»] — Gajavadana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gajavadana (गजवदन).—m (S Elephant-faced.) A common name of gaṇēśa.

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

gajavadana (गजवदन).—m A name of gaṇapati.

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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

[«previous next»] — Gajavadana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gajavadana (गजवदन).—epithets of Gaṇeśa; Bṛ. S.58.58; Ks.1.44.

Derivable forms: gajavadanaḥ (गजवदनः).

Gajavadana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gaja and vadana (वदन). See also (synonyms): gajamukha, gajavaktra.

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

Gajavadana (गजवदन).—m.

(-naḥ) A name of Ganesha, who is represented always with the head of an elephant. E. gaja. and vadana a face.

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

Gajavadana (गजवदन):—[=gaja-vadana] [from gaja > gaj] m. = -mukha, [Kathāsaritsāgara c, 44.]

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

Gajavadana (गजवदन):—[gaja-vadana] (naḥ) 1. m. Ganesha.

[Sanskrit to German]

Gajavadana 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

[«previous next»] — Gajavadana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gajavadana (ಗಜವದನ):—[noun] = ಗಜಮುಖ [gajamukha].

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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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