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Dhvan

dhvan 2 cl. 1. P. {dhvanati} (perf. {dadhvAna} , {dadhvanur} Bhatt. ; fut. {dhvaniSyati} , {-nitA} Gr.) to sound , roar , make a noise , echo , reverberate to mean , imply , (esp. Pass. {dhvanyate} , it is meant , it is implied): Caus. {dhvAnayati} Dhatup. (aor. {adidhvanat} or {adadh-} Gr.) , to cause to sound , make resound (cf. {-nayat} below) {dhvanayati} , to allude to , hint at Intens. in {dandhvana} q.v. [Cf. 1. {dhvAnta}: Lith. {dundeti} , to sound , call ; Angl. Sax. {dynian} , to thunder.]
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