Svadana, aka: Su-adana, Svādana, Svādāna; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Svadana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Svadana in Marathi glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

svādana (स्वादन).—n S Tasting, trying the relish or flavor of.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

svādana (स्वादन).—n Tasting.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

Discover the meaning of svadana in the context of Marathi from relevant books on Exotic India

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svadana (स्वदन).—Tasting, eating.

Derivable forms: svadanam (स्वदनम्).

--- OR ---

Svādana (स्वादन).—[svad-svād-vā ghañ]

1) Taste, flavour.

2) Tasting, eating, drinking.

3) Liking, relishing, enjoyment.

4) Sweetening.

5) The beauty or charm (of a poem).

Derivable forms: svādanam (स्वादनम्).

See also (synonyms): svāda.

--- OR ---

Svādāna (स्वादान).—taking justly or properly; स्वादानाद्वर्णसंसर्गात्त्वबलानां च रक्षणात् । बलं संजायते राज्ञः स प्रेत्येह च वर्धते (svādānādvarṇasaṃsargāttvabalānāṃ ca rakṣaṇāt | balaṃ saṃjāyate rājñaḥ sa pretyeha ca vardhate) || Ms.8.172.

Derivable forms: svādānam (स्वादानम्).

Svādāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms su and ādāna (आदान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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.

Discover the meaning of svadana in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Relevant definitions

Search found 1013 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Subhadra
Subhadra (सुभद्र).—(1) (= Pali Subhadda, 6 in DPPN) n. of a brahmanical ascetic, converted by ...
Subhaga
Śubhaga (शुभग).—mfn. (-gaḥ-gā-gaṃ) 1. Elegant, graceful. 2. Fortunate, propitious. E. śubha, an...
Sumati
Sumati (सुमति).—m. (-tiḥ) 1. The fifth Jina or Jaina teacher of the present era. 2. One of the ...
Sumeru
Sumeru (सुमेरु).—(compare Sumeruvatsa), n. of a nāga king: Māy 246.23. As n. of a mountain (Pal...
Sugriva
Sugrīva (सुग्रीव).—mfn. (-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) Handsome-necked. m. (-vaḥ) 1. One of the horses of of Kri...
Surupa
Surūpā (सुरूपा) refers to one of the eight wisdoms (vidyās) described in the ‘śrī-amṛtakuṇḍalin...
Sumana
Sumana (सुमन).—mfn. (-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Handsome, beautiful. m. (-naḥ) 1. Wheat. 2. The thorn-apple, ...
Sumukha
Sumukha (सुमुख).—mfn. (-khaḥ-khā or -khī-khaṃ) 1. Pleasing, agreeable. 2. Lovely, handsome-face...
Sukumara
Sukumāra (सुकुमार) refers to one of the ten varieties of “rice” (śāli) according to verse 25.60...
Sugandha
1) Sugandhā (सुगन्धा) is another name for Vandhyākarkoṭakī, a medicinal plant identified with M...
Svastika
1) Svastika means to “keep hand and leg svastika like nagabandham” and is one of the sixteen aṅ...
Sumitra
Sumitra (सुमित्र).—m. (-traḥ) The father of the twentieth Jina of the present era. f. (-trā) On...
Subahu
Subāhu (सुबाहु) participated in the war between Rāma and Rāvaṇa, on the side of the latter, as ...
Svagata
Svagata (स्वगत).—mfn. (-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Kept to one’s self, apart, asiden. (-taṃ) Aside, (in theatr...
Adana
Adana (अदन).—n. of a nāga king: Māy 246.25.--- OR --- Ādāna (आदान).—(= Pali id.; from Sanskrit ...

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: