वन

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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।
    This dreadful forest stretched for hundreds of kilometers.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • वन – Bahri, Hardev (1989), 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.