Vand, Vaṇḍ: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vaṇḍ (वण्ड्).—I. 1 Ā. (vaṇḍate)

1) To divide, share, apportion.

2) To surround, encompass. -II. 1 U. (vaṇḍayati-te) To share, divide, apportion.

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Vand (वन्द्).—1 Ā. (vandate, vandita)

1) To salute, greet respectfully, pay homage to; जगतः पितरौ वन्दे पार्वतीपरमेश्वरौ (jagataḥ pitarau vande pārvatīparameśvarau) R. 1.1;13.77;14.5.

2) To adore, worship.

3) To praise, extol. -With अभि (abhi) to salute, greet respectfully; मानोन्नतेना- प्यभिवन्द्य मूर्ध्ना (mānonnatenā- pyabhivandya mūrdhnā) R.16.81.

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

Vaṇḍ (वण्ड्).—i. 1. [Ātmanepada.] 1. To divide. 2. To cover. i. 1 and 10, [Parasmaipada.] To divide.

— Cf. vaṇṭ.

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Vand (वन्द्).— (akin to vad), i. 1. [Ātmanepada.] 1. To salute respectfully, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 8, 81, 11; Mahābhārata 2, 23. 2. To praise, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 16, 27. 3. To venerate, [Meghadūta, (ed. Gildemeister.)] 12. Comp. ptcple. of the fut. pass. jagadvandya, i. e. jagat-, adj. To be praised by mankind, epithet of Kṛṣṇa, Mahābhārata 2, 23.

— With the prep. abhi abhi, To salute respectfully, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 179, 15.

— With sam sam, The same. Mahābhārata 1, 5420.

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

Vand (वन्द्).—vandate (vandati) praise, honour, salute reverentially. [Causative] vandayati the same.

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

1) Vaṇḍ (वण्ड्):—(connected with √vaṇṭ) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] vaṇḍate, to partition, share, divide, [Dhātupāṭha viii, 18];

—to surround, cover, [ib.] ([varia lectio] veṣṭane for vibhājane);

— [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] vaṇḍayati, to partition, share, divide, [xxxii, 48] ([varia lectio])

2) Vand (वन्द्):—(cf.vad) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] ([Dhātupāṭha ii, 10]) vandate ([Epic] also ti; [perfect tense] vavanda, de, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.; Prec. vandiṣīmahi, [Ṛg-veda]; [future] vanditā, vandiṣyate [grammar]; [infinitive mood] vanditum, [Mahābhārata] etc.; vandādhyai, [Ṛg-veda i, 27, 1;61, 5]; [indeclinable participle] vanditvā-vandya, [Mahābhārata] etc.),

2) —to praise, celebrate, laud, extol, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra];

2) —to show honour, do homage, salute respectfully or deferentially, venerate, worship, adore, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

2) —to offer anything ([accusative]) respectfully to ([dative case]), [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] :—[Passive voice] vandyate ([Aorist] avandi, vandi), to be praised or venerated, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. [Causal] vandayati (aor. avavandat data), to show honour to any one, greet respectfully, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa] :—[Desiderative] See vivandiṣu.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vand (वन्द्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vaṃda.

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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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