Urdhvavayu, aka: Ūrdhvavāyu, Urdhva-vayu; 3 Definition(s)
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ūrdhvavāyu (ऊर्ध्ववायु).—m (S) Gasping, panting, heaving; esp. the labored breathing on the approach of death.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ūrdhvavāyu (ऊर्ध्ववायु).—m Gasping, heaving, panting. Esp. The laboured breathing on the approach of death.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Ūrdhvavāyu (ऊर्ध्ववायु).—the wind in the upper part of the body (udāna).
Derivable forms: ūrdhvavāyuḥ (ऊर्ध्ववायुः).
Ūrdhvavāyu is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ūrdhva and vāyu (वायु). See also (synonyms): ūrdhvavāta.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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