Hamsavahana, Haṃsavāhana, Hamsa-vahana: 6 definitions

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Hamsavahana 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Haṃsavāhana (हंसवाहन).—epithets of Brahman.

Derivable forms: haṃsavāhanaḥ (हंसवाहनः).

Haṃsavāhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms haṃsa and vāhana (वाहन). See also (synonyms): haṃsaratha.

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

Haṃsavāhana (हंसवाहन).—m.

(-naṃ) Brahma. E. haṃsa a goose, and vāhana a vehicle.

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

Haṃsavāhana (हंसवाहन):—[=haṃsa-vāhana] [from haṃsa] m. ‘id.’, Name of Brahmā, [ib.]

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

Haṃsavāhana (हंसवाहन):—[haṃsa-vāhana] (naḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Hamsavahana 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»] — Hamsavahana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Haṃsavāhana (ಹಂಸವಾಹನ):—[noun] Brahma, whose vehicle is a swan.

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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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