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Derived Words in Other Languages:
aśvin [ azvin ]
mfn. possessed of horses, consisting of horses RV.
mounted on horseback MārkP.
( ī' ), m. a cavalier
( ī'nā or inau ), m. du., the two charioteers ', N. of two divinities ( who appear in the sky before the dawn in a golden carriage drawn by horses or birds
they bring treasures to men and avert misfortune and sickness
they are considered as the physicians of heaven ) RV. etc.
a N. of the Nakshatra presided over by the Aśvins VarBṛS.
the number, ' two ' ib. Sūryas
( for aśvi-sutau ) the two sons of the Aśvins, viz. Nakula and Sahadeva MBh. v, 1816
( inī ), f. N. of the wife of the two Aśvins ( who in later times was considered as their mother ; aśvinī-putrau below ). RV. v, 46, 8
the head of Aries or the first of the 28 Nakshatras Jyot. VarBṛS.
( aśvini, shortened for the sake of metre ) Sūryas
( i ), n. ( = aśva-vat n. q.v. ) richness in horses RV. i, 53, 4
aśvi-devatāka [ azvidevatAka ]
mfn. whose divinities are the Aśvins L.
asvina-kṛta [ asvinakRta ]
mfn. ( irreg. for aśví-k° ) done by the Aśvins VS. xx, 35
aśvinī-kumāra [ azvinIkumAra ]
m. the son of Aśvinī ( said to be the father of the first physician ) BrahmaP. i
aśvinī-putrau [ azvinIputrau ]
or m. du. the twin sons of Aśvinī L.
aśvinī-sutau [ azvinIsutau ]
m. du. the twin sons of Aśvinī L.
aśvi-mat [ azvimat ]
mfn. ( any Mantra ) containing the word Aśvin Pāṇ. 4-4, 126