Tantava, Tāntava: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tāntava (तान्तव).—a. (- f.) [तन्तोर्विकारः अञ् (tantorvikāraḥ añ)] Made of threads; चर्मजैस्तान्तवैः पाशैर्बद्ध्वा पतितमर्भकाः (carmajaistāntavaiḥ pāśairbaddhvā patitamarbhakāḥ) Bhāgavata 1.64.4.

-vam 1 Spinning, weaving.

2) A web.

3) A woven cloth; Manusmṛti 1.87.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Tāntava (तान्तव).—n.

(-vaṃ) Spinning, weaving. E. tantu a thread, aff.

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

Tāntava (तान्तव).—i. e. tantu + a, n. Woven cloth, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 9, 329.

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

Tāntava (तान्तव).—[feminine] ī made of thread; [masculine] son (cf. tantu); [neuter] a web or woven cloth.

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

1) Tāntava (तान्तव):—mf(ī)n. made of threads (tantu), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 64, 4]

2) (a- [negative]), [Lāṭyāyana ii, 8, 24]

3) (ifc.), [Manu-smṛti ii, 42]

4) m. a son, [Kumāra-sambhava xvii, 13]

5) n. a woven cloth, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti; Gṛhyāsaṃgraha; Pāṇini 7-3, 45], [vArttika] 7, [Suśruta]

6) weaving, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) a web, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Tāntava (तान्तव):—(vaṃ) 1. n. Spinning; wearing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tantava 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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