Vidhavana, Vidhāvana: 5 definitions
Vidhavana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vidhāvana : (nt.) running about.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Shaking, agitating.
2) Tremor, trembling.
Derivable forms: vidhavanam (विधवनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Shaking, trembling. E. vi before, dhū to shake, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vidhāvana (विधावन).—[neuter] running to and fro.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vidhavana (विधवन):—[=vi-dhavana] a See under vi-√dhū.
2) Vidhāvana (विधावन):—[=vi-dhāvana] [from vi-dhāv] n. running hither and thither, [Nirukta, by Yāska iii, 15.]
3) Vidhavana (विधवन):—[=vi-dhavana] [from vi-dhū] b n. shaking off, [Nirukta, by Yāska iii, 15]
4) [v.s. ...] agitation, trembling, [Horace H. Wilson]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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