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svan

svan Cologne sanskrit Dictioanary: 1 cl. 1. P. (Dhatup. xix , 79) {svanati} (m. c. also {-te} pf. {sasvAna} , 3. Pl. {sasvanuH} [Gr. also {svenuH}] MBh. &c. aor. {asvanIt} , {svAnIt} RV. [for aor. P. {sva4ni} see {adhi-} and {anu-Svan}] fut. {svanitA} , {svaniSyati} Gr. inf. {svanitum} ib.) , to sound , make any noise , roar , yell , hum , sing RV. &c. &c.: Caus. {svanayati} (aor. {asisvanat}) , to sound , resound RV. BhP. to adorn (in this sense also {svAnayati}) Dhatup. xix , 62: Desid. {sisvaniSati} Gr.: Intens. {saMsvanyate} , {saMsvanti} (cf. {pari-Svan}) ib. [Cf. Lat. {sonit} , {sonus} , {sonare} Angl. Sax. {swin} Eng. {swan} Germ. {Schwan}.] [1280,2] 75 svan 2 see {tuvi-Svan}. 76 svana m. (ifc. f. {U}) sound , noise (in the older language applied to the roar of wind , thunder , water &c. in later language to the song of birds , speech , and sound of any kind cf. Naigh. i , 11) RV. &c. &c. a partic. Agni MBh. ({sva4na}) , roaring water VS. TBr. mfn. ill-sounding L. 77 svAna m. (cf. 3. %{su} , p. 1219) sounding , making a noise , rattling (as a chariot) , Panting (as a horse) RV. m. sound , noise , rattle ib. twang (of a bowstring) Sis. N. of one of the seven guardians of Soma VS.
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