m. the river śoṇa- or Sone (alsof(ā-).;it rises in Gondwana in the district of Nagpore, on the table-land of amara-kaṇṭaka-, four or five miles east of the source of the narmadā- [Nerbudda], and running first northerly and then easterly for 500 miles falls into the Ganges above pāṭali-putra- or Patna) etc.
शोण a. (-णा or -णी f.) [शोण्-अच्]1 Red, crimson, tinged red; स्त्यानावनद्धघनशोणितशोणपाणिरुत्तंसयिष्यति कचांस्तव देवि भीमः Ve.1.21; आस्वादितद्विरदशोणितशोणशोभाम् Mu.1. 8; Ku.1.7. -2 Bay, reddish-brown. -3 Yellow. -णः 1 Crimson, the red colour; उरुक्रमस्याधरशोणशोणिमा Bhāg. 1.11.2. -2 Fire. -3 A kind or red sugar-cane. -4 A bay horse; शोण इति वर्णवचनो$श्वजातिगतं वर्णं वदति नान्यम् ŚB. on MS.6.8.41. -5 N. of a male river, rising in Gonḍavana and falling into the Ganges near Pāṭaliputra q. v.; प्रत्यग्रहीत् पार्थिववाहिनीं तां भागीरथीं शोण इवोत्तरङ्गः R.7.36. -6 The planet Mars; cf. लोहित. -7 A ruby; L. D. B. -णम् 1 Blood. -2 Red lead. -Comp. -अम्बुः N. of a cloud which is said to rise at the destruction of the world. -अश्मन् m., -उपलः 1 a red stone. -2 a ruby. -पद्मम् a red lotus. -पुष्पकः the Kovidāra tree. -रत्नम् a ruby. -हयः the epithet of द्रोणाचार्य; ततः शोणहयः क्रुद्धश्चतुर्दन्त इव द्विपः Mb.7.16.19.
noun (masculine) a chestnut or bay horse (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Bignonia Indica or a variety of it (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
fire (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a man (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a particular ocean (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a prince of the Pañcālas (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
red sugar cane (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
redness (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the river Śona or Sone (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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