Navana, Navāṇa, Nāvana: 11 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)
Nāvana (नावन) refers to “sternutatories”, mentioned in verse 4.10-11 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] Headache, weakness of the senses, stiffness of the neck, and hemiplegia of the face (result from the suppression) of sneezing. By pungent inhalants, collyria, perfumes, and sternutatories [viz., nāvana] and by looking at the sun one shall stimulate impeded sneezing; moreover, one shall repeatedly use lubricants and diaphoretics. [...]”.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
navāṇa (नवाण) [or न, na].—n (navānna) A kind of rice.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Navana (नवन).—The act of praising or extolling.
Derivable forms: navanam (नवनम्).
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Nāvana (नावन).—A sternutatory.
Derivable forms: nāvanam (नावनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Navana (नवन).—i. e. nu + ana, n. Praising, [Nalodya, (ed. Benary.)] 1, 4.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Navana (नवन).—[neuter] praise.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Navana (नवन):—[from nava] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) the act of praising, laudation, [Nalôd.]
2) Nāvana (नावन):—n. (√5. nu; cf. 3. nava) a sternutatory, [Śārṅgadhara-saṃhitā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Navana (नवन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Praise.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Navānā (नवाना):—(v) to bend; to humiliate; to cause to yield.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ṅavana (ಙವನ):—[noun] the sound that is leasing to hear, sounding sweet and tuneful; a melodious sound or series of sounds.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+12): Navanaga, Navanagara, Navanagasahasrabali, Navanagasahastrabali, Navanaivedya, Navanaka, Navanaklu, Navanalina, Navanalinadalay, Navanalinadalaya, Navananda, Navananji, Navananji-chapala, Navananjichapala, Navanarikunjara, Navanatha, Navanatha yogin, Navanathacaritra, Navanathacharitra, Navanathacharitramu.
Ends with (+24): Anavana, Ancanavana, Anchanavana, Anjanavana, Anujanavana, Anunnavana, Apahnavana, Apnavana, Apornavana, Arjunavana, Cetanavana, Dainavana, Dinavana, Gahanavana, Hannavana, Hnavana, Jalinavana, Janavana, Kanavana, Kancanavana.
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