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अवदान

A Sanskrit English Dictionary | sa  en |   | 
अव-दान  n. 1.n. a great or glorious act, achievement (object of a legend, [Buddh.]), [Śak.]; [Ragh. xi, 21]; [Kum. vii, 48.] (for 2.अव-दा॑न See अव√ दो.)
See also: अव - दान
अव-दान  n. 2.n. cutting or dividing into pieces, [ŚBr.] &c.
See also: अव - दान
a part, portion, [ŚBr.]; KātyŚr.
अव-दाह   = (See s.v.अव-√ दह्), [L.]
See also: अव - दाह

Shabda-Sagara | sa  en |   | 
अवदान  n.  (-नं)
1. Approved occupation.
2. An act accomplished.
3. Achievement, a great or glorious act.
4. Breaking, dividing.
5. The root of a fragrant grass; see अवदाह. An oblation.
E. अव, दै to cleanse, to purify, or दा to give, and ल्युट् aff.

A dictionary, Marathi and English | mr  en |   | 
A handful of the materials prepared for oblation cast into the fire. 2 fig. Swallowing or gulping a bribe or douceur: also fraudulently appropriating; embezzlement or peculation: also the douceur or the embezzlement. v मार, दे. Pr. गृहस्थास अ0 भिक्षुकास शय्यादान or कारकुनास अ0 भटास महादान.

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 न. फार मोठी भरती ; उधान पहा .
अग्नींत टाकावयाच्या एका आहुतीस पुरायाजोगें होमद्रव्य . ( सामा . ) आहुति . तेथ पूर्णाहुतीस कारण । घालितां जीवभावाचें अवदान । - एभा १९ . ७७ . टाकोनि हातीचें अवदान । - रावि ३८ . ६ .
( ल . ) लांच , बक्षीस - खाणें - घेणें ; अपहार ; लबाडीनें केलेला अभिलाष ; खाद ; खादगी ; हरामखोरी . ( क्रि० देणें , मारणें ). आजपर्यंत किती अवदानं तूं घशाखालीं घातलींस बोल ? - तोवं १६४ . म्ह० गृहस्थास अवदान , भिक्षुकास शय्यादान किंवा कारकुनास अवदान , भटास महादान .
बळी . सेंदरींहेंदरीं दैवतें । कोण तीं पूजी भूतेंखेतें । आपुल्या पोटा जीं रडतें । मागतीं शितें अवदान । - तुगा ७०० . [ सं . ]

Aryabhushan School Dictionary | mr  en |   | 
  A handful of the materials prepared for oblation cast into the fire. Fig. Swallowing or gulping a bribe, fraudulently appropriating, embezzlement.

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