Svadana, Svādana, Svādāna, Su-adana: 7 definitions

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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

svādana (स्वादन).—n Tasting.

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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Svadana (स्वदन).—n.

(-naṃ) Eating, tasting. E. svad to taste, aff. lyuṭ .

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Svādana (स्वादन).—n.

(-naṃ) Tasting, either as food or drink, eating, drinking. E. svād to taste, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Svadana (स्वदन).—[svad + ana], n. Eating.

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Svādāna (स्वादान).—n. taking with justice, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 172.

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

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

Svādana (स्वादन).—[adjective] making savoury, sweetening, seasoning; [neuter] tasting, relishing.

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Svādāna (स्वादान).—1. [neuter] taking one’s due.

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Svādāna (स्वादान).—2. [adjective] easy to be taken.

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

1) Svadāna (स्वदान):—[=sva-dāna] [from sva] a n. the giving of o°’s own property, [Jaimini]

2) Svādāna (स्वादान):—[from sva] a n. (for sv-ād See p.1283) taking what belongs to o°’s self or o°’s own due, [Manu-smṛti viii, 172.]

3) Svadana (स्वदन):—[from svād] n. the act of tasting, licking, eating, enjoying, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Svādana (स्वादन):—[from svād] mfn. seasoning, making (food) savoury, [Ṛg-veda]

5) [v.s. ...] n. the act of tasting, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

6) [v.s. ...] tasting id est. enjoying (a poem etc.), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

7) Svadāna (स्वदान):—[=sva-dāna] b sva-dāra etc. See p. 1275, col. 3.

8) Svādāna (स्वादान):—[=sv-ādāna] b mfn. (for svādāna See p. 1277, col. 2) easy to be taken, [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]

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.

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