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Rava, aka: Rāva; 3 Definition(s)

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Rava (रव).—Disciple of Lokākṣi, an avatār of the lord.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 23. 134.
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Rāva, (fr. ravati, cp. rava) crying, howling; shout, noise J. I, 162 (baddha° the cry of one who is caught); IV, 415 (id.); VI, 475 (of the cries of animals, known to an expert); Miln. 254 (bherava-rāvaṃ abhiravati); Mhvs 10, 69 (mahā-rāvaṃ arāvi). (Page 570)

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1) Rava, 2 (fr. ru, cp. Vedic rava) loud sound, roar, shout, cry; any noise uttered by animals J. II, 110; III, 277; DhA. I, 232 (sabba-rava-ññu knowing all sounds of animals); Miln. 357 (kāruñña°). See also rāva & ruta. (Page 566)

2) Rava, 1 (for raya, with v. for y as freq. in Pāli, Dhtm 352: ru “gate”) speed, exceeding swiftness, galloping, in combn with dava running at Vin. II, 101; IV, 4; M. I, 446 (better reading here dav’atthe rav’atthe for dhāve ravatthe, cp. vv. ll. on p. 567 & Neumann, Mittl. Sammlg. II. 672 n. 49). Note. At the Vin passages it refers to speaking & making blunders by over-hurrying oneself in speaking.—The Dhtm (No. 871) gives rava as a synonym of rasa (with assāda & sneha). It is not clear what the connection is between those two meanings. (Page 565)

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rava : (m.) sound; roar; cry. || rāva (m.), a cry; howling; noise.

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