Pavan, Pāvan: 6 definitions
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 dictionarySource: 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 pā] 1. pāvan mfn. drinking (only ifc.; cf. asṛk-, gharma-, ghṛtaetc.)
2) [from pā] 2. pāvan mfn. protecting (only ifc.; cf. abhiśasti-, tanū-).
3) a 1. 2. pāvan. See under √1. 3. pā.
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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
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Pavaṇ (ಪವಣ್):—[noun] = ಪವಣು [pavanu].
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 (+78): Pavamca, Pavamca, Pavamcana, Pavamcha, Pavamcia, Pavamga, Pavamgama, Pavamta, Pavana, Pavanabhakshana, Pavanabhaya, Pavanabhu, Pavanabhuj, Pavanacakki, Pavanacakra, Pavanacaritra, Pavanachakra, Pavanadhruvaka, Pavanadhva, Pavanadhvani.
Ends with: Abhishastipavan, Apavan, Asrikpavan, Cittapavan, Dantapushpavan, Gharmapavan, Ghritapavan, Jihvapavan, Kalapavan, Khshathrapavan, Kripavan, Pratapavan, Pushpavan, Rupavan, Somapavan, Sutapavan, Svarupavan, Tanupavan, Upavan, Vasapavan.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
A Manual of Khshnoom (by Phiroz Nasarvanji Tavaria)
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Shri Gaudiya Kanthahara (by Srila Bhaktisiddhanta Sarasvati)