नारायण

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A tatpurusha compound of नर (nara, man) + अयन (ayana, eternal, without ending).

Adjective[edit]

नारायण (nārāyaṇám

  1. Of or pertaining to Narayana or Krishna

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Noun[edit]

नारायण (nārāyaṇán

  1. Name of the ground on the banks of the Ganges for a distance of 4 cubits from he water.
  2. a particular medicinal powder
  3. a medical oil expressed from various plants

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Proper noun[edit]

नारायण (Nārāyaṇám

  1. the son of the original Man; an epithet of Vishnu or Krishna - Narayana
  2. the purusha-hymn
  3. (as a synonym of Vishnu) Name of the 2nd month
  4. a mystical name of the letter 'ā'
  5. In classical literature, the name of several men and commentators.

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