Shvasanashana, Śvasanāśana, Shvasana-ashana, Shvasanasana: 6 definitions
Shvasanashana 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 Śvasanāśana can be transliterated into English as Svasanasana or Shvasanashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śvasanāśana (श्वसनाशन).—a serpent.
Derivable forms: śvasanāśanaḥ (श्वसनाशनः).
Śvasanāśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śvasana and aśana (अशन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) A snake. E. śvasana breathing, aśana food; eating air.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvasanāśana (श्वसनाशन):—[from śvasana > śvas] m. ‘air-swallower’, a snake, serpent (cf. pavanāśana, vāyubhakṣa), [Rājataraṅgiṇī]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śvasanāsana (श्वसनासन):—[śvasanā+sana] (naḥ) 1. m. A snake.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Śvasanāśana (ಶ್ವಸನಾಶನ):—[noun] a snake, which is supposed to live on air.
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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