Navadvara, Navadvāra, Navan-dvara: 8 definitions

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Navadvāra (नवद्वार).—the body (having nine apertures; see kha). नवद्वारे पुरे देही नैव कुर्वन् न कारयन् (navadvāre pure dehī naiva kurvan na kārayan) Bg.5.13.

Derivable forms: navadvāram (नवद्वारम्).

Navadvāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms navan and dvāra (द्वार). See also (synonyms): navachidra.

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

Navadvāra (नवद्वार).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Having nine doors; an epithet applied to the body, which has nine inlets or outlets, as the nostrils, ears, mouth, &c. E. nava, and dvāra a door.

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

Navadvāra (नवद्वार).—1. [neuter] [plural] the nine gates (of the body).

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Navadvāra (नवद्वार).—2. [adjective] having nine gates; [neuter] the body.

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

1) Navadvāra (नवद्वार):—[=nava-dvāra] [from nava] n. [plural] the 9 doors or apertures (of the body; cf. 3. kha), [Subhāṣitāvali]

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. 9 doored, [Atharva-veda; Upaniṣad] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] n. the body, [Kumāra-sambhava]

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

Navadvāra (नवद्वार):—[nava-dvāra] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Nine-doored. n. The human body.

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

Navadvāra (ನವದ್ವಾರ):—[noun] (pl.) the nine openings of the body ( two eyes, two ears, two nostrils, the mouth, anus and organ of generation).

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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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