वणिज्

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वणिज् (vaṇíjm

  1. a merchant, trader (RV. etc.)
    • RV 5.45.6d:
      एता धियं कर्णवामा सखायो ऽप या मातां रणुत वरजं गोः |
      यया मनुर विशिशिप्रं जिगाय यया वणिग वङकुर आपा पुरीषम ||
      étā dhíyaṃ kṛṇávāmā sakhāyó 'pa yâ mātâṁ ṛṇutá vrajáṃ góḥ |
      yáyā mánur viśiśipráṃ jigâya yáyā vaṇíg vaṅkúr âpā púrīṣam ||
      Come, let us carry out, O friends, the purpose wherewith the Mother threw the Cow's stall open,
      That wherewith Manu conquered Visisipra, wherewith the wandering merchant gained heaven's water.
  2. (astrology, astronomy) the zodiacal sign Libra (VarBṛS.)
  3. name of a particular करण (karaṇa)
  4. trade, traffic, commerce (Gaut., Mn.)

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