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"plava" has 2 results
plava: masculine vocative singular stem: plava
plava: neuter vocative singular stem: plava
Amarakosha Search
Monier-Williams Search
26 results for plava"
Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
plava plavaka- etc. See column 2. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavamf(ā-)n. swimming, floating View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavamf(ā-)n. sloping towards, inclined (in astrology applied to a constellation situated in the quarter ruled by its planetary regent ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavamf(ā-)n. transient View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavamn. (in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f(ā-).) a float, raft, boat, small ship etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. a kind of aquatic bird (equals gātra-samplava-, kāraṇḍava-, jala-vāyasa-, jala-kāka-or jala-kukkuṭa- ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. a frog View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. a monkey View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. & sheep an arm View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. a caṇḍāla- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. an enemy View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. Ficus Infectoria View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. a snare or basket of wicker-work for catching fish View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. the 35th (or 9th) year in a cycle of Jupiter View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. swimming, bathing (in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f(ā-).) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. flooding, a flood, the swelling of a river View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. the prolated utterance of a vowel (equals pluti-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. protraction of a sentence through 3 or more śloka-s (equals kulaka-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. sloping down or towards, proclivity, inclination View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. (in astrology) equals plava-tva- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. a kind of metre View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. Name of a sāman- (also with vasiṣṭhasya-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. jumping, leaping, plunging, going by leaps or plunges (see compound below) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. returning View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavam. urging on View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
plavan. Cyperus Rotundus or a species of fragrant grass [ confer, compare Greek for , ] View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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plava प्लव a. [प्लु अच्] 1 Swimming, floating. -2 Jumping, leaping. -3 Ved. Superior, excellent. -वः Swimming, floating. -2 Flood, swelling of a river. -3 A jump, leap; going by leaps or jumps; ते रथैर्देवधिष्ण्याभैर्हयैश्च तरल- प्लवैः Bhāg.1.82.7. -4 A raft, float, canoe, small boat; नावश्चारुरुहुस्त्वन्ये प्लवैस्तेरुस्तथापरे Rām.2.89.2 (com. प्लवा वेणुतृणादिनिर्मिताः); नाशयेच्च शनैः पश्चात् प्लवं सलिलपूरवत् Pt. 2.42; सर्वं ज्ञानप्लवेनैव वृजिनं संतरिष्यसि Bg.4.36; Ms.4.194; 11.19; Ve.3.25. -5 A frog; हंसक्रौञ्चप्लवाकीर्णं सारसैः संप्रसादितम् Rām.3.35.18. -6 A monkey; दधि हृत्वा बक- श्चापि प्लवो मत्स्यानसंस्कृतान् Mb.13.111.99. -7 A declivity, slope. -8 An enemy. -9 A sheep. -1 A man of a low tribe, a Chāṇḍāla. -11 A net or snare for catching fish. -12 The fig-tree. -13 The Kāraṇḍava bird, a kind of duck. -14 Five or more stanzas syntactically connected (= कुलक q. v.). -15 The prolated utterance of a vowel. -16 Returning, return. -17 Urging on, inciting. -18 Sound; L. D. B. -19 A kind of aquatic bird; Ms.5.12. -2 N. of a संवत्सर. -Comp. -कुम्भः a pitcher used as a support in swimming; स्मरयौवनयोः खलु द्वयोः प्लवकुम्भौ भवतः कुचावुभौ N.2.31. -गः 1 a monkey; स सेतुं बन्धयामास प्लवगैर्लवणाम्भसि R.12.7. -2 a frog. -3 an aquatic bird, the diver. -4 the शिरीष tree. -5 N. of the sun's charioteer. ˚इन्द्रः Hanumat; Bhāg. ˚राजः The monkey chief Sugrīva; राघवप्लवगराजयोरिव प्रेम युक्तमितरे- तराश्रयम् Ki.13.57. (-गा) the sign of the zodiac called Virqo. -गतिः a frog.
Macdonell Search
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plava a. [√ plu] swimming, floating; inclined or sloping, towards (--°ree;); transient; m. n. boat, skiff; m. kind of duck (Kâran dava); swimming; bathing; overflowing of a river, flood; leaping, bound: -ga, m. (moving by leaps), frog; monkey: -½indra, m. Lord of the Monkeys, ep. of Hanumat.
Vedic Index of
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plava (‘Float’) denotes a ‘boat’ in the Rigveda and later.
plava Is the name of an aquatic bird mentioned in the list of- victims at the Aśvamedha (‘ horse sacrifice ’) in the Yajurveda Samhitās. Perhaps the ‘ pelican' is meant.
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plava adjective floating (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
inclined (in astrol. applied to a constellation situated in the quarter ruled by its planetary regent) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sloping towards (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
swimming (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
transient (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 17033/72933
plava noun (masculine neuter) a float (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
boat (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
raft (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
small ship (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 7454/72933
plava noun (masculine) (in astrol.) plava-tva (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a Caṇḍāla (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a flood (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a frog (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of aquatic bird (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a kind of metre (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a monkey (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a snare or basket of wicker-work for catching fish (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
an enemy (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
bathing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Ficus Infectoria (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
flooding (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
going by leaps or plunges (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
inclination (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
jumping (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
leaping (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a Sāman (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
plunging (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
proclivity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
protraction of a sentence through 3 or more Ślokas (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
returning (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sheep (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
sloping down or towards (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
swimming (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the 35th (or 9th) year in a cycle of Jupiter (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the prolated utterance of a vowel (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
the swelling of a river (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
urging on (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 5052/72933
plava noun (neuter) Cyperus Rotundus or a species of fragrant grass (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 18229/72933
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