Pavya, Pāvya: 7 definitions


Pavya 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

Pavya (पव्य).—a. Relating to वज्र (vajra); क्षौरपव्यम् (kṣaurapavyam) Bhāgavata 6.5.8.

Derivable forms: pavyaḥ (पव्यः).

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Pāvya (पाव्य).—a. To be cleansed or purified; Bk.

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

Pāvya (पाव्य).—mfn.

(-vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) What is to be or must be purified. E. to purify, ṇyat aff.

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

Pavyā (पव्या).—[feminine] purification.

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

1) Pavyā (पव्या):—[from pava] f. purification, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] = pavi, the tire of a wheel (?), [ib.]

3) Pāvya (पाव्य):—[from pāva] mfn. to be cleansed or purified, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

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

Pāvya (पाव्य):—[(vyaḥ-vyā-vyaṃ) a.] That should be cleansed or purified.

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Pavya 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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