Gav: 3 definitions
Gav 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Gav (गव्) refers to the Cow, according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
Languages of India and abroad
Gav (गव्):—in [Vedic or Veda] [compound] for go
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.
1) [noun] a sound that creates an atmosphere of fear (as the incessant sounds made by insects in a very dark area).
2) [noun] the sharp, abrupt sound made by a dog.
3) [noun] ಗವ್ ಎನ್ನು [gav ennu] gav ennu to be very dark and have insects making incessant sounds (creating a sense of fear).
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+335): Gahvaratiriya, Gava, Gava-gadyana, Gavaale, Gavaccha, Gavacchita, Gavachi, Gavaci, Gavada, Gavadana, Gavadani, Gavade, Gavadevagupta, Gavadhika, Gavadhipa, Gavadhipati, Gavadi, Gavadiga, Gavadika, Gavadini.
Ends with: Algav, Bhargav, Kedagav, Lagav, Pungav.
Full-text (+77): Gavashir, Gavesha, Gavisha, Gavesita, Gavadi, Gaveshana, Gavishvara, Gavesh, Gavyuta, Gaveshvara, Gavishti, Gavish, Gavaci, Gavendra, Darya, Ksharya, Gavam, Geshti, Gaveshthin, Gavesin.
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Taliesin (by David William Nash)
Satapatha-brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa VII, adhyāya 5, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Seventh Kāṇḍa]
The First Bengali Sonneteer < [May-June 1931]
A Manual of Khshnoom (by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria)
Chapter XII < [Part I]