Pavan, Pāvan: 6 definitions

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Pavan means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Pāvan (पावन्).—[adjective] drinking or protecting.

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

1) Pāvan (पावन्):—[from ] 1. pāvan mfn. drinking (only ifc.; cf. asṛk-, gharma-, ghṛtaetc.)

2) [from ] 2. pāvan mfn. protecting (only ifc.; cf. abhiśasti-, tanū-).

3) a 1. 2. pāvan. See under √1. 3. .

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Pavan 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Pavan in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) air, breeze; wind; —[cakki] a wind-mill; —[samghata] a jet blast of wind..—pavan (पवन) is alternatively transliterated as Pavana.

2) Pavan in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) holy, sacred; immaculate; pure; a suffix denoting one who or that which purifies (as [patitapavana]); ~[ta] holiness, sanctity; immaculation; purification, purity..—pavan (पावन) is alternatively transliterated as Pāvana.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pavaṇ (ಪವಣ್):—[noun] = ಪವಣು [pavanu].

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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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