Anava, Āṇava, Āṇavā, Aṇava, Ānava, Aṇavā: 14 definitions


Anava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, Marathi, Tamil. 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.

Anava has 12 English definitions available.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Anava (अनव):—m. Nomen proprium = anu [Lassen’s Indische Alterthumskunde I, 726.]

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Āṇava (आणव):—n. nom. abstr. von aṇu 1. gaṇa pṛthvādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 5, 1, 122.] adj. (!) überaus klein, fein [Tejovindupaniṣad] in [Weber’s Indische Studien 2, 63, Nalopākhyāna 1.]

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Ānava (आनव):—

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Āṇava (आणव):——

1) Adj. — a) fein. — b) *mit Panicum miliaceum bestanden [Galano's Wörterbuch] —

2) *n. Feinheit , Dünnheit.

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Ānava (आनव):——

1) Adj. — a) den Menschen zugethan. — b) menschlich.

2) m. ein fremder Mann.

context information

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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