vahniḥ वह्निः

Definition: वह्निः [वह्-निः &Uṇ.4.53] 1 Fire; अतृणे पतितो वह्निः स्वयमेवोपशाम्यति Subhāṣ. -2 The digestive faculty, gastric fluid. -3 Digestion, appetite. -4 A vehicle. -5 The marking-nut plant. -6 Lead-wort. -7 A sacrificer, priest. -8 A god in general. -9 An epithet of the Maruts. -1 Of Soma. -11 A horse. -12 A draught animal. -13 The number 'three'. -14 The mystical Name of the letter र्; रकार. -Comp. -उत्पातः an igneous meteor. -कर a. 1 igniting. -2 stimulating digestion, stomachic. -करी Grislea Tomentosa (Mar. धायटी). -काष्ठम् a kind of agallochum. -कोणः the south-east quarter. -कोपः a conflagration. -गन्धः 1 incense. -2 resin. -गर्भः 1 a bamboo. -2 the Śamī tree; cf. अग्नि- गर्भ. -दीपकः safflower. (-का) = अजमोदा q. v. -धौत a. pure like fire. -नामन् m. 1 the marking nut plant. -2 lead-wort. -पतनम् self-immolation. -बीजम् 1 gold. -2 a citron tree. -3 Name of the mystical syllable रम्. -भोग्यम् clarified butter. -मन्थः, -मन्थनः Premna Spinosa (Mar. नरवेल). -मारकम् water. -मित्रः air, wind. -रेतस् m. 1 an epithet of Śiva. -2 gold. -लोह, -लोहक copper. -वधू f. 1 Svāhā, the wife of Agni. -2 The Svāhā Mantra. -वर्णम् the red water-lilly. -वल्लभः resin. -वीजम् 1 gold. -2 the common lime. -शिखम् 1 saffron. -2 saffower; स्यात् कुसुम्भं वह्निशिखं वस्त्ररञ्जकमित्यपि Bhāva P. -शेखरम् saffron. -संस्कारः the religious rite of cremation. -सखः the wind. -संझकः the Chitraka tree. -साक्षिकम् ind. fire being the witness. -सुतः chyle.

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