Shvanc, Śvañc: 4 definitions


Shvanc 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.

The Sanskrit term Śvañc can be transliterated into English as Svanc or Shvanc, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Shvanch.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śvañc (श्वञ्च्).— (ved.), † śvac ŚVac, † śañc ŚAÑC, † śvaj ŚVaj, † śvañc ŚVaÑJ, i. 1, [Ātmanepada.] To go.

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

Śvañc (श्वञ्च्).—śvañcate open ([intransitive]) for ([dative]), receive with open arms. [Causative] śvañcayati cause to open or burst.

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Svañc (स्वञ्च्).—[adjective] moving lightly, quick.

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

1) Śvañc (श्वञ्च्):—or śvac [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha vi, 5], ‘to go’) śvacate, śvañcate;

—to become open, open (intrans.), receive with open arms (only śaśvacai), [Ṛg-veda iii, 33, 10] :—[Causal] śvañcayati, to open (trans.), [ib. x, 138, 2.] (cf. uc-chvañc.)

2) Svañc (स्वञ्च्):—[=sv-añc] mfn. going well, moving swiftly or gracefully, nimble, swift, rapid, [Ṛg-veda]

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Shvanc 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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