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     Grammar Search "dhanvan" has 2 results.
     
dhanvan: neuter vocative singular stem: dhanvan
dhanvan: masculine vocative singular stem: dhanvan
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dhanvann. a bow etc. (especially in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound'; see asthi--, ugra--, kṣipra--etc., and ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhanvann. rain-bow View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhanvann. the sign of the zodiac Sagittarius View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhanvann. (also m.) dry soil, shore (samudasya-; see dhanu-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhanvann. a desert, a waste etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhanvanm. Alhagi Maurorum View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
dhanvanm. Name of a country. (Cf. dhanu-, nus-.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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dhanvan धन्वन् m., n. 1 A dry soil, desert, waste: एवं धन्वनि चम्पकस्य सकले संहारहेतावपि Bv.1.31; Mb.1.175.5. -2 Shore, firm land. -3 The sky. -4 A bow; किमात्मभव- धन्वना यदि सुसंयुताः कुन्तलाः Mv.6.9. -Comp. -दुर्गम् a fort inaccessible on account of a surrounding desert; cf. Ms.7.7.
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dhanvan 1. dhán-van, n. waste land, i. 35, 8; desert, v, 83, 10.
dhanvan 2. dhán-van, n. bow, ii. 33, 10.
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dhanvan n. bow (in C. almost ex clusively --°ree; a.).
dhanvan n.; m. (in C. only) dry land; desert.
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dhanvan Bow,’ is found frequently in the Rigveda and later. It also occurs in the compounds isu-dhaηva, ‘ bow and arrow,’ ājya-dhaηva, ‘ having clarified butter for its bow,’ adhijya-dhaηva, ‘ bow with string fixed,’ etc. Cf. Dhanus.
dhanvan Desert,’ is repeatedly mentioned in the Rigveda and later. Death from thirst in the desert was not rare, and the value of a spring in the desert was fully appreciated. The great desert east of the Sindhu (Indus) and the Sutudrī (Sutlej) is possibly referred to in one hymn of the Rigveda.
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dhanvan na tṛṣṇā sam arīta tāṃ abhi RV.9.79.3c.
dhanvan (AVP. dhanvaṃ) srotaḥ kṛṇute gātum ūrmim RV.1.95.10a; AVP.8.14.10a.
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dhanvan noun (neuter) a bow. (esp. ifc) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a desert (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a waster (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
dry soil (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
rain-bow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
shore (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the sign of the zodiac Sagittarius (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 3617/72933
dhanvan noun (masculine) Alhagi Maurorum (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
desert name of a country (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 10116/72933








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