वन

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See also: विना

Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit वन (vána), from Proto-Indo-European *widhu-.

Noun[edit]

वन (vanm (Urdu spelling ون)

  1. forest, jungle, woods
    यह भयानक वन सैकड़ों किलोमीटर तर फैला था
    yah bhayānak van saikṛõ kilomīṭar tar phailā thā.
    This dreadful forest stretched for hundreds of kilometers.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Bahri, Hardev (1989), “वन”, in Siksarthi Hindi-Angrejhi Sabdakosa [Learners' Hindi-English Dictionary], Delhi: Rajpal & Sons

Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

वन (vanan

  1. a forest, wood, grove, thicket, quantity of lotuses or other plants growing in a thick cluster (but in older language also applied to a single tree).
  2. plenty, abundance.
  3. a foreign or distant land (compare अरण्य).
  4. wood, timber.
  5. a wooden vessel or barrel (for the सोम juice).
  6. a cloud (as the vessel in the sky).
  7. (prob.) the body of a carriage.
  8. water.
  9. a fountain, spring.
  10. abode.
  11. coco-grass (Cyperus rotundus).
  12. = रश्र्मि, a ray of light.
  13. (prob.) longing, earnest desire.

Noun[edit]

वन (vanam

  1. name of a son of उशीनर.
  2. name of one of the ten orders of mendicants founded by शंकराचार्य (the members of which affix वन to their names; compare रार्मेन्द्र-व्°) W.

References[edit]

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