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


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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
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svadana (स्वदन).—Tasting, eating.

Derivable forms: svadanam (स्वदनम्).

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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.

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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
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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. 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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