Navan: 9 definitions



Navan 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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Navan (नवन्).—num. a. (always pl.). Nine; नवतिं नवाधिकाम् (navatiṃ navādhikām) R.3.69; see comp. below. (At the begining of comp. navan drops its final n).

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

Navan (नवन्).—mfn. always plu. (-va) Nine.

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

Navan (नवन्).—cardinal number, adj. Nine, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 269.

— Cf. [Gothic.] and [Old High German.] niun; [Anglo-Saxon.] nigan; [Latin] novem.

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

Navan (नवन्).—[adjective] nine.

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Navan (नवन्).—[adjective] nine.

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

1) Navan (नवन्):—[from nava] [plural] ([nominative case] [accusative] nava; [instrumental case] navabhis [ablative] [dative case] bhyas [locative case] su; [Classical] also navabhis, bhyas, su; [genitive case] navānām, [Pāṇini 6-1, 177 etc.]) nine, [Ṛg-veda]; etc.

2) [v.s. ...] cf. [Zend] navan; [Greek] ἐννέα for ἐ-νϝεα [from] ἐ-νεϝα fa [Latin], nôvem; [Gothic] and Old Hgerm. niun, Osax. and [Anglo-Saxon] nigun, Nhgerm. neun, [English] nine.

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

Navan (नवन्):—adv. Nine.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Navan (नवन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇava.

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Navan 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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