Himahvaya, Himāhvaya, Hima-ahvaya: 4 definitions
Himahvaya 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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
-yam a lotus.
Derivable forms: himāhvayaḥ (हिमाह्वयः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaḥ) Camphor. n.
(-yaṃ) A lotus. E. hima cold, āhvaya appellation.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Himāhvaya (हिमाह्वय).—m. camphor.
Himāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms hima and āhvaya (आह्वय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Himāhvaya (हिमाह्वय):—[from hima > him] m. camphor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] n. = [preceding] n., [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]
3) [v.s. ...] n. a lotus, [Horace H. Wilson]
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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