m. the rule of the grove of aśoka- trees (applied to cases in which a preference of any particular thing among many cannot be accounted for, just as rāvaṇa- kept sītā- in an aśoka- grove, but might equally well have kept her in a grove of other trees),
ब्रध्नः 1 The sun; अथ पुत्रस्य पौत्रेण ब्रध्नस्याप्नोति विष्टपम् Ms.9.137;4.231. -2 The root of a tree. -3 A day. -4 The arka plant. -5 Lead (m. ?). -6 A horse. -7 An epithet of Śiva or Brahmā. -8 The point of an arrow. -9 N. of a disease; अभ्यभिष्यन्दिगुर्वामसेवनान्नि- चयं गतः । करोति ग्रन्थिवच्छोथं दोषो वङ्क्षणसन्धिषु । ज्वरशूलाङ्गसादाद्यं तं ब्रध्नमिति निर्दिशेत् । Mādhavanidānam. -Comp. -चक्रम् the zodiac. -बिम्बम्, -मण्डलम् the disc of the sun.
noun (feminine) any place on the ground (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
bed of a river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
course (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
ground (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
stream (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the soil (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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