Vesana, Vēsaṇa, Vesaṇa, Veshana, Veśana, Veṣaṇa: 13 definitions


Vesana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, biology. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Veśana and Veṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Vesana or Veshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Veśana (वेशन) [or veśa] refers to “re-entrant (of a molding) §§ 3.2, 25.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Veshana in India is the name of a plant defined with Coriandrum sativum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Coriandrum testiculatum M. Bieb. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. (1962)
· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)
· Les Figures des Plantes et Animaux d'Usage en Medecine (1764)
· Pakistan Journal of Botany (1974)
· Deutschlands Flora, Abtheilung II, Cryptogamie (Sturm) (1904)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vēsaṇa (वेसण) [or न, na].—f (vyasanaS) The nose-bridle of a bullock or male buffalo. Ex. kiṃ nāsikīṃ vē0 ghālūna || mahā vṛṣabha karitī dīna ||. 3 The loop of the ragaḍaṇī or roller of the weaver's beam. There is one at each end. They serve to attach the roller to the beam.

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vēsana (वेसन).—n (Properly vyasana) Inordinate liking or taking to, addictedness: also a bad habit; a vitious practice or trick.

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

vēsaṇa (वेसण) [-na, -न].—f The nose-bridle of a bullock, &c.

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vēsana (वेसन).—n (Prop. vyasana.) Addictedness. A bad habit.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Veśana (वेशन).—1 Entering, entrance.

2) A house.

-nī 1 An entrance.

2) Waiting room.

Derivable forms: veśanam (वेशनम्).

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Veṣaṇa (वेषण).—Occupation, possession.

Derivable forms: veṣaṇam (वेषणम्).

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Vesana (वेसन).—A kind of flour (Mar. vesana).

Derivable forms: vesanam (वेसनम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Veśana (वेशन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. A house. 2. Entering. E. viś to enter, lyuṭ aff.

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Veṣaṇa (वेषण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) A shrub, (Cassia sophora.) f.

(-ṇā) A plant, (Flacourtia cataphracta.) n.

(-ṇaṃ) Entrance, ingress, possession, occupation. E. viṣ to enter, &c., aff. yuc or lyuṭ .

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Vesana (वेसन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Chick-pea, &c. ground and reduced to powder. 2. Going. E. ves-lyuṭ .

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

Veśana (वेशन).—[neuter] entering, entrance.

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Veṣaṇa (वेषण).—[neuter], veṣaṇā [feminine] waiting on, attendance, service.

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Veṣaṇa (वेषण).—[neuter], veṣaṇā [feminine] waiting on, attendance, service.

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

1) Veśana (वेशन):—[from veśa] n. the act of entering, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a house, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) Veṣaṇa (वेषण):—[from veṣa] veṣaṇa or veṣaṇa, n. service, attendance, [Ṛg-veda]

4) Veṣaṇā (वेषणा):—[from veṣaṇa > veṣa] f. idem, [Mānava-gṛhya-sūtra]

5) [v.s. ...] Flacourtia Cataphracta, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Vesana (वेसन):—n. a kind of flour made from a [particular] vegetable product, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

1) Veśana (वेशन):—(naṃ) 1. n. House; entering.

2) Veṣaṇa (वेषण):—(ṇaḥ) 1. m. A shrub, Cassia. 1. f. Flacourtia. n. Entrance; possession.

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

Veśana (वेशन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Visaṇa, Vesaṇa.

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Vesana in German

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Vesaṇa (वेसण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Veṣaṇa.

2) Vesaṇa (वेसण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Vesana.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vesana (ವೆಸನ):—

1) [noun] keen mental suffering or distress over affliction or loss; sharp sorrow; grief; woe; sadness.

2) [noun] deep, absorbing inerest.

3) [noun] the state of being enslaved to a habit or practice or to something that is psychologically or physically habit-forming, as narcotics, to such an extent that its cessation causes severe trauma; addiction.

4) [noun] subjection to sensual appetites; sensuality; sensualism.

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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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