Krishnadhvan, Kṛṣṇādhvan, Krishna-adhvan: 4 definitions



Krishnadhvan 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṛṣṇādhvan can be transliterated into English as Krsnadhvan or Krishnadhvan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṛṣṇādhvan (कृष्णाध्वन्).—m. an epithet of fire; cf. कृष्ण- वर्त्मन् (kṛṣṇa- vartman).

Kṛṣṇādhvan is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṛṣṇa and adhvan (अध्वन्). See also (synonyms): kṛṣṇārcis.

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

Kṛṣṇādhvan (कृष्णाध्वन्):—[from kṛṣṇa] mfn. having a black path (said of Agni), [Ṛg-veda ii, 4, 6; vi, 10, 4.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kṛṣṇādhvan (कृष्णाध्वन्):—(kṛṣṇa + adhvan) adj. der eine schwarze Bahn hat, von Agni [Ṛgveda 2, 4, 6. 6, 10, 4.] — Vgl. kṛṣṇagati u.s.w.

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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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