Vadanya, Vadānya: 12 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vadānya (वदान्य).—An ancient hermit. (For further details see under Aṣṭāvakra).
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vadānya (वदान्य).—a S Liberal. 2 Eloquent.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vadānya (वदान्य).—a Liberal. Eloquent.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vadanya (वदन्य).—a. See वदान्य (vadānya).
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Vadānya (वदान्य).—a. [vad-ānyaḥ Uṇādi-sūtra 3.13]
1) Speaking fluently, eloquent.
2) Speaking kindly or affably.
3) Liberal, munificent, generous; श्रोत्रियस्य कदर्यस्य वदान्यस्य च वार्धुषेः (śrotriyasya kadaryasya vadānyasya ca vārdhuṣeḥ) Manusmṛti 4.224.
-nyaḥ A liberal or generous person, munificent or bountiful man; शिरसा वदान्यगुरवः सादरमेनं वहन्ति सुरतरवः (śirasā vadānyaguravaḥ sādaramenaṃ vahanti surataravaḥ) Bv.1.19; or तस्मै वदान्यगुरवे तरवे नमोऽस्तु (tasmai vadānyagurave tarave namo'stu) 1.94; N.5. 11; R.5.24.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) Munificent, bountiful. E. vad to speak, aff. anya; also vadānya .
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(-nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) 1. Liberal, munificent. 2. Speaking kindly or agreeably. 3. Eloquent. E. vad to speak, anya Unadi aff.
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(-nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) Munificent, liberal, &c. E. vadānya, and aṇ pleonasm added.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vadanya (वदन्य).—see vadānya.
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Vadānya (वदान्य).—adj. I. i. e. ava -dāna + ya (also vadanya vadanya), Munificent, liberal, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 224. Ii. (from vad), 1. Speaking kindly. 2. Eloquent.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vadānya (वदान्य).—[adjective] bountiful, liberal.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vadanya (वदन्य):—[from vad] mfn. = vadānya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Vadānya (वदान्य):—[from vad] mf(ā)n. bountiful, liberal, munificent, a m° giver, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
3) [v.s. ...] eloquent, speaking kindly or agreeably, affable, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a Ṛṣi, [Mahābhārata]
5) Vādānya (वादान्य):—[from vāda] mfn. = vadānya, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vadanya (वदन्य):—[(nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) a.] Munificent.
2) Vadānya (वदान्य):—[(nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) a.] Liberal; speaking kindly; eloquent.
3) Vādānya (वादान्य):—[(nyaḥ-nyā-nyaṃ) a.] Munificent.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vadānya (वदान्य):—(a) munificent, bounteous, generous; eloquent; hence ~[tā] (nf)
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Vadanya (ವದನ್ಯ):—[noun] a generous, magnanimous man.
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1) [noun] a man who talks well and fluently.
2) [noun] a man who talks in a pleasant manner.
3) [noun] a generous, magnanimous man.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
Section XXI < [Anusasanika Parva]
Section XX < [Anusasanika Parva]
Section XIX < [Anusasanika Parva]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.7.140 < [Chapter 7 - Pūrṇa (pinnacle of excellent devotees)]
Verse 1.7.133-134 < [Chapter 7 - Pūrṇa (pinnacle of excellent devotees)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 1.1.5 < [Chapter 1 - Summary of Lord Gaura’s Pastimes]
Verse 2.1.160 < [Chapter 1 - The Beginning of the Lord’s Manifestation and His Instructions on Kṛṣṇa-saṅkīrtana]
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)