Nadvala, Naḍvalā, Naḍvala: 11 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Naḍvalā (नड्वला).—(a) The wife of Manu, the son of Cākṣuṣa Manu. Ten sons named Ūru, Pūru, Śatadyumna, Tapasvī, Satyavāk, Kavi, Agniṣṭu, Atirātra, Sudyumna and Atimanyu were born to Manu by Naḍvalā. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 18).
(b) The daughter of Prajāpati Vairāja. Manu married this woman. Kuru, Pūru, Śatadyumna, Tapasvī, Satyavān, Śuci, Agniṣṭoma, Atirātra, Sudyumna and Abhimanyu were the ten sons born to Naḍvalā from Manu. (Viṣṇu Purāṇa, Aṃśa 1, Chapter 13).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
- 1) Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 13. 15; Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 80 and 107.
- 2) Matsya-purāṇa 4. 40-1; Viṣṇu-purāṇa I. 13. 4.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Abounding in reeds.
-lam, -lā 1 A quantity or a bed of reeds; बलानि संममर्दाशु नड्वलानीव कुञ्जरः (balāni saṃmamardāśu naḍvalānīva kuñjaraḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 6.63.14.
2) A place abounding in reeds or grass; नागः प्रभिन्न इव नड्वलेषु (nāgaḥ prabhinna iva naḍvaleṣu) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 5.23.23; यो नड्वलानीव गजः परेषां बलान्यमृद्नान्नलिनाभवक्त्रः (yo naḍvalānīva gajaḥ pareṣāṃ balānyamṛdnānnalinābhavaktraḥ) R.18.5.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ-lā-laṃ) Reedy, abounding in reeds. E. naḍa, and ḍvalac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naḍvala (नड्वल).—i. e. naḍa + vala, n. A reed-bed, Mahābhārata 5, 707.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naḍvala (नड्वल).—[neuter] lā [feminine] reed-bed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Naḍvala (नड्वल):—[=naḍ-vala] mf(ā)n. = -vat, [iv, 2, 88]
2) [v.s. ...] n. a quantity of r°, r°-bed, [Mahābhārata; Raghuvaṃśa]
3) Naḍvalā (नड्वला):—[=naḍ-valā] [from naḍ-vala] f. idem, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]
4) [v.s. ...] Name of the wife of Manu Cākṣuṣa, [Harivaṃśa; Purāṇa] ([varia lectio] navalā; cf. nāḍvaleya).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Naḍvala (नड्वल):—[(laḥ-lā-laṃ) a. Idem.]
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Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Naḍvala (ನಡ್ವಲ):—[noun] a tract abounding in reeds.
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Naḍvaḷa (ನಡ್ವಳ):—[noun] = ನಡ್ವಲ [nadvala].
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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Starts with: Nadvalamanu.
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