Madvan: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madvan (मद्वन्).—a. [cf. Uṇādi-sūtra 4.112] Ved.

1) Fond of enjoyment; इन्द्राय मद्वने सुतम् (indrāya madvane sutam) Ṛv.8.92.19.

2) Intoxicating; इन्द्राय मद्वा मद्यो मदः सुतः (indrāya madvā madyo madaḥ sutaḥ) Ṛv.9.86.35. -m. An epithet of Śiva.

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

Madvan (मद्वन्).—m.

(-dvā) A name of Siva. E. mad to be intoxicated, vanip Unadi aff.

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

Madvan (मद्वन्).—[mad + van], m. Śiva.

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

Madvan (मद्वन्).—[adjective] addicted to merriness or intoxication; also = seq.

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

1) Madvan (मद्वन्):—[from mad] mfn. addicted to joy or intoxication, [Ṛg-veda viii, 81, 19]

2) [v.s. ...] gladdening, intoxicating, [ib. ix, 86, 35]

3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Śiva, [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 112 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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

Madvan (मद्वन्):—(dvā) 5. m. A name of Shiva.

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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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