Pavakarani, Pāvakāraṇi, Pavaka-arani: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāvakāraṇi (पावकारणि).—an epithet of a plant called अग्निमन्य (agnimanya) (Mar. thora airaṇa).

Derivable forms: pāvakāraṇiḥ (पावकारणिः).

Pāvakāraṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāvaka and araṇi (अरणि).

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

Pāvakāraṇi (पावकारणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) A tree, the wood of which is used to procure fire by attrition. E. pāvaka fire, araṇi touch-wood.

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

Pāvakāraṇi (पावकारणि):—[from pāvaka > pāva] m. Premna Spinosa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pāvakāraṇi (पावकारणि):—[pāvakā+raṇi] (ṇiḥ) 2. m. A tree whose wood produces fire by attrition.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pavakarani 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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