योनि

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Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit योनि (yoni).

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Noun[edit]

योनि (yonif

  1. (anatomy) vagina

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

योनि (yōnim, f

  1. (in RV. only m.; sometimes also f (योनी).; fr. √2. यु) the womb, uterus, vulva, vagina, female organs of generation RV. etc. (together with the लिङ्ग, a typical symbol of the divine procreative energy RTL. 224)
  2. place of birth, source, origin, spring, fountain (ifc. = sprung or produced from) ib.
  3. place of rest, repository, receptacle, seat, abode, home, lair, nest, stable RV. AV. ṠBr.
  4. family, race, stock, caste, the form of existence or station fixed by birth (e.g. that of a man, Brahman, animal, etc.; ifc. = belonging to the caste of) Mn. MBh., etc.
  5. seed, grain (compare योनी-पोषण)
  6. a particular part of a fire-pit.
  7. a mine.
  8. copper.
  9. water.
  10. the regent of the नक्षत्र पूर्वफल्गुनी.
  11. name of the sound .
  12. name of a particular verse or formula.

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References[edit]

  • Monier William's Sanskrit-English Dictionary, 2nd Ed. 1899.