Vanavana, Vaṇavaṇa: 2 definitions



Vanavana means something in 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vaṇavaṇa (वणवण) [or वणवणवाणा, vaṇavaṇavāṇā].—or ṇī ad (Imit.) Used with karaṇēṃ, To perform or do in a fatiguing manner and fruitlessly; to drudge, fag, moil. 2 Used with phiraṇēṃ, hiṇḍaṇēṃ &c. To wander or travel much and unprofitably or wearisomely; to trudge, to tramp, to plod one's weary way. See vanavana.

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vaṇavaṇa (वणवण).—f (Imit.) Toiling, moiling, drudging, fagging.

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vaṇāvaṇā (वणावणा).—ad Intens. of vaṇavaṇa q. v.

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vanavana (वनवन) [or वनवनवाणा, vanavanavāṇā].—or ṇī ad (vana Wood or wilderness.) From one wood or wild to another; largely and loosely about;--used with phiraṇēṃ, hiṇḍaṇēṃ, vahakaṇēṃ, bhaṭakaṇēṃ &c., verbs of wandering or roaming. This word is probably one with vaṇa- vaṇa, notwithstanding the above derivation affirmed by certain Desh-people attached to na almost to the utter exclusion of (as they term the letter) the Konkan̤i ण.

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

vaṇavaṇa (वणवण).—ad To do or to wander or travel unprofitably or wearisomely.

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vaṇavaṇa (वणवण).—f Toiling, drudging.

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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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