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Yavana

Yavana
Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary 
1 yavana 1 mfn. (1. {yu}) keeping away , averting (see {dveSo-ya4vana}) 2 yavana 2 n. (2. {yu}) mixing , mingling (esp. with water) 3 yavana 3 mfn. quick , swift ; m. a swift horse L. (prob. w.r. for {javana}). 4 yavAna mfn. quick , swift L. (prob. w.r. for {javAna}). 5 yavana 4 w.r. for {paijavana} 6 yavana 5 m. an Ionian , Greek (or a king of the Greeks g. {kambojAdi} in later times also a Muhammadan or European , any foreigner or barbarian) N. of a caste Gaut. (accord. to L. the legitimate son of a Kshatriya and a Vaisya or an Ugra who is an elephant catcher) of a country (= {yavana-deza} , sometimes applied to Ionia , Greece , Bactria , and more recently to Arabia) wheat a carrot olibanum pl. the Ionians , Greeks (esp. the Greek astrologers) N. of a dynasty Pur. ; ({I}) f. the wife of a Yavana , a Greek or Muhammadan woman Kalid. (Yavana girls were formerly employed as attendants on kings , esp. to take charge of their bows and quivers) ; = {javanI} a curtain n. salt from saline soil 7 yavAna see above. 8 yAvana 1 mf({I})n. (fr. {yavana} born or produced in the land of the Yavanas m. olibanum L. 9 yAvana 2 n. keeping off , removing 10 yAvana uniting , joining , mixing (see {a-y-}).
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