f.equalsvāc- (either because prayer is a vessel leading to heaven or fr.nu-4,"to praise") . ([ confer, compare 2. nāva-and 7. nu-; Greek , , etc.; Latin na1vis,nau-ta,nau-fragusetc.; Icelandic no4r; (?) German Nachen.])
नौ f. 1 A ship, boat, vessel; महता पुण्यपण्येन क्रीतेयं कायनौस्त्वया Śānti.3.1. -2 N. of a constellation. -3 Time; नौः काले तरणावपि Nm. -Comp. -आरोहः (नावारोहः) 1 a passenger on board a ship. -2 a sailor. -कर्णधारः a helmsman, pilot. -कर्मन् n. the occupation of a sailor; निषादो मार्गवं सूते दासं नौकर्मजीविनम् Ms.1.34. -क्रमः a bridge of boats. -चरः, -उपजीवकः, -जीविकः a sailor, boatman; यादोनाथः शिवजलपथः कर्मणे नौचराणाम् R.17.81. -तार्य a. navigable, to be traversed in a ship. -दण्डः an oar. -यानम् navigation. -यायिन् a. going in a boat, a passenger; एष नौयायिनामुक्तो व्यवहारस्य निर्णयः Ms.8.49. -वाहः a steersman, pilot, captain. -व्यसनम् shipwreck, naufrage; नौव्यसने विपन्नः Ś.6. -साधनम् fleet, navy; वङ्गानुत्खाय तरसा नेता नौसाधनोद्यतान् R.4.36.
Is the regular word in the Rigveda and later for a 4 boat ’ or 4 ship.’ In the great majority of cases the ship was merely a boat for crossing rivers, though no doubt a large boat was needed for crossing many of the broad rivers of the Panjab as well as the Yamunā and Gañgā. Often no doubt the Nau was a mere dug-out canoe (
noun (feminine) a small boat or ship (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of several Comms (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the rook or castle (in the game Catur-aṅga) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
noun (masculine) a forest-animal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a forest-dweller (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a wild boar (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an ape (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
anchorite (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
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