देवयान

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

देव (deva, god) +‎ यान (yāna, leading, path)

Adjective[edit]

देवयान (devayāna)

  1. longing for the gods (RV., AV., VS.)
  2. leading to the gods, going to the gods (RV., AV., VS., Br., Up., MBh.)

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

देवयान (devayānan

  1. path leading to the gods (MBh., BhP.)
  2. vehicle of a god (L.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0494