Vanava, Vaṇavā, Vānava: 5 definitions
Vanava 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Vānava (वानव).—A country famous in the Purāṇas. (Bhīṣma Parva, Chapter 9, Stanza 54).
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
vaṇavā (वणवा).—a (avanata S) Stooping, bowed or bent forwards.
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vaṇavā (वणवा).—m (vanhi S) Conflagration of a forest or of the bushes and grass of the jungle. 2 fig. Furious excitement; the raging of passion.
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vanavā (वनवा).—m (vanhi S) Conflagration of a forest or of a jungle.
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vānavā (वानवा).—m f (vā S Or vā reduplicated, and na Disjunctive. Whether or no.) Undecidedness, uncertainty, undetermined or unfixed state. Ex. āmacē jāṇyācēṃ ṭharalēṃ nāhīṃ ajhūna vānavāca āhē. 2 Yes-ness or no-ness; i. e. certainty or settledness one way or the other. Ex. tō dētō kīṃ nāhīṃ hyācā saṃśaya ṭhēvū nakā kāya tī vānavā karūna yā. 3 m unc (vāṇaṇēṃ) Extolling, lauding, magnifying.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vaṇavā (वणवा).—a Stooping. m Conflagration of a forest. Fig. Furious excitement.
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vānavā (वानवा).—m f Uncertainty; yes-ness or no-ness. m Extolling.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vānava (वानव):—m. [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata]
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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