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वायु
 vāyú [ vAyu ]


1. m. ( fr. √ 2. ) wind, air ( as one of the 5 elements, in MBh. 7 winds are reckoned ), RV. etc.

the god of the wind ( often associated with Indra in the Ṛg-veda, as Vāta [ q.v. ] with Parjanya, but although of equal rank with Indra, not occupying so prominent a position, in the Purushasûkta he is said to have sprung from the breath of Purusha, and elsewhere is described as the son-in-law of Tvashṭṛ, he is said to move in a shining car drawn by a pair of red or purple horses or by several teams consisting of ninety-nine or a hundred or even a thousand horses [ cf. ni-yút ], he is often made to occupy the same chariot with Indra, and in conjunction with him honoured with the first draught of the Soma libation, he is rarely connected with the Maruts, although in i, 134, 4, he is said to have begotten them from the rivers of heaven, he is regent of the Nakshatra Svāti and north-west quarter, loka-pāla ), ib.

breathing, breath, VPrāt. ĪśUp.

the wind of the body, a vital air ( of which 5 are reckoned, viz. prâṇa, apâna, samāna, udāna, and vyāna

or nāga, kūrma, kṛkara, devadatta, and dhanaṃ-jaya ), Hariv. Sāṃkhyak. Vedântas

( in medicine ) the windy humour or any morbid affection of it, Suśr.

the wind as a kind of demon producing madness, Kād. Vcar. ( cf. -grasta )

( in astron. ) N. of the fourth Muhūrta

a mystical N. of the letter ya, Up.

N. of a Vasu, Hariv.

of a Daitya, ib.

of a king of the Gandharvas, VP.

of a Marut, R.

pl. the Maruts, Kathās. MārkP.




vāyú-kṛtsna [ vAyukRtsna ]

n. one of the ten mystical exercises called Kṛtsna, L.



vāyú-ketu [ vAyuketu ]

m. ' wind-sign, ' dust, L.



vāyú-keśa [ vAyukeza ]

( vāyú- ), mfn. ( prob. ) having waving hair ( said of the Gandharvas ), RV. iii, 38, 6.



vāyú-koṇa [ vAyukoNa ]

m. ' wind-corner, ' the north-west quarter, W.



vāyú-gaṇḍa [ vAyugaNDa ]

m. ' wind-swelling, ' flatulence, indigestion, L.



vāyú-gati [ vAyugati ]

mfn. going like the wind, swift as wind, fleet, W.



vāyú-gadya [ vAyugadya ]

N. of a Stotra.



vāyú-gīta [ vAyugIta ]

mfn. sung by the wind ( i.e. universally known ), Mn. ix, 42.



vāyú-gulma [ vAyugulma ]

m. ' wind-cluster, ' a whirlwind, hurricane, W.

a whirlpool, eddy, L.



vāyú-gocara [ vAyugocara ]

m. the track or range of the wind, MW.

the north-west, Hcat.



vāyú-gopa [ vAyugopa ]

( vāyú- ), mfn. having the wind as protector, RV. x, 151, 4.



vāyú-gopā [ vAyugopA ]

mfn. id., MW.



vāyú-granthi [ vAyugranthi ]

m. a lump or swelling caused by disturbance of the air in the body, MārkP.



vāyú-grasta [ vAyugrasta ]

mfn. ' wind-seized, ' affected by wind, mad, VarBṛS. Daś.

flatulent

gouty, A.



vāyú-ghna [ vAyughna ]

mfn. ' wind-destroying, ' curing windy disorders, W.



vāyú-cakra [ vAyucakra ]

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis ( said to be fathers of the Maruts ), MBh.

n. the range of the wind, Vīrac.



vāyú-cití [ vAyuciti ]

f. Vāyu's pile or layer, ŚBr.



vāyú-ja [ vAyuja ]

( prob. ) m. ' air-born, ' N. of a tree ( ? ), Pañcat. i, 224/226.



vāyú-jāta [ vAyujAta ]

m. ' wind-born, ' N. of Hanu-mat, W.



vāyú-jvāla [ vAyujvAla ]

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis ( see -cakra ), MBh. [ 942, 3 ].



vāyú-tanaya [ vAyutanaya ]

m. = -putra, MW.



vāyú-tejas [ vAyutejas ]

( vāyú- ), mfn. having the sharpness of wind, AV. x, 5, 26.



vāyú-tva [ vAyutva ]

n. the notion or idea of air, Sarvad.



vāyú-datta [ vAyudatta ]

m. N. of a man, g. śubhrâ`di

-maya, mf ( ī ) n. and -rūpya, mfn. Pāṇ. iv, 2, 104, Vārtt. 23, Sch.



vāyú-dattaka [ vAyudattaka ]

m. endearing form of -datta, Pat.



vāyú-datteya [ vAyudatteya ]

mfn. ( fr. -datta ), g. sakhy-ādi

m. patr. ( fr. id. ), g., śubhrâ`di.



vāyú-dāra [ vAyudAra ]

m. a cloud, L.



vāyú-dāru [ vAyudAru ]

m. ' air-tearer, air-scatterer, ' id. W.



vāyú-diś [ vAyudiz ]

f. the north-west, VarBṛS.



vāyú-dīpta [ vAyudIpta ]

mfn. ( said of animals in the practice of augury ), VarBṛS.



vāyú-deva [ vAyudeva ]

n. the lunar mansion Svāti ( presided over by Vāyu ), ib.



vāyú-daivata [ vAyudaivata ]

mfn. having Vāyu as a deity, VarBṛS.



vāyú-daivatya [ vAyudaivatya ]

mfn. having Vāyu as a deity, VarBṛS.



vāyú-dvāra [ vAyudvAra ]

n. the door of breath, AmṛtUp.



vāyú-dhātu [ vAyudhAtu ]

m. the element air or wind, Sarvad.



vāyú-dhāraṇa [ vAyudhAraNa ]

mfn. ( with divasa, m. ) N. of partic. days in the light half of the month Jyaishṭha, VarBṛS.



vāyú-nandana [ vAyunandana ]

m. = -putra, MW.



vāyú-nānā-tva [ vAyunAnAtva ]

n. diversity of air ( said to be caused by the concurrence [ sammūrchana ] of two winds ), MW.



vāyú-nighna [ vAyunighna ]

mfn. ' subject to wind, ' mad, Daś.



vāyú-nivṛtti [ vAyunivRtti ]

f. ' cessation of wind, ' a calm, lull, W.

cure of windy disorders, ib.



vāyú-pañcaka [ vAyupaJcaka ]

n. the set of five vital airs, MW.



vāyú-patha [ vAyupatha ]

m. ' wind-path, ' N. of a partic. region in the atmosphere, Hariv. R.

N. of a king, Kathās.



vāyú-paramâṇu [ vAyuparamANu ]

m. a primary aerial atom, MW.



vāyú-putra [ vAyuputra ]

m. ' son of the wind, ' N. of Hanumat, RāmatUp. R.

of Bhīma, L.



vāyú-putrāya [ vAyuputrAya ]

( only °yita, n. impers. ), to represent or act the part of Hanumat, Rājat.



vāyú-pura [ vAyupura ]

n. N. of a town, W.



vāyú-purāṇa [ vAyupurANa ]

n. N. of one of the 18 Purāṇas ( prob. one of the oldest, and supposed to have been revealed by the god Vāyu

it treats of the creation of the world, the origin of the four classes, the worship of Śiva etc. ), IW. 514.



vāyú-pūta [ vAyupUta ]

mfn. purified by the wind, NṛsUp.



vāyú-pracyuta [ vAyupracyuta ]

( vāyú- ), mf ( ā ) n. driven by the wind, TS.



vāyú-praṇetra [ vAyupraNetra ]

( vāyú- ), mfn. having the wind as leader, ŚBr.



vāyú-pratyakṣa-vāda [ vAyupratyakSavAda ]

m. N. of a work.



vāyú-pratyakṣa-vicāra [ vAyupratyakSavicAra ]

m. N. of a work.



vāyú-phala [ vAyuphala ]

n. ' wind-fruit, ' hail, L.

the rainbow, L.



vāyú-bala [ vAyubala ]

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis ( -cakra ), MBh.

of a warrior who fought on the side of the gods against the Asuras, Kathās.



vāyú-bīja [ vAyubIja ]

n. seed or germ of the air, Sarvad. ( accord. to some N. of the syllable jam ).



vāyú-bhakṣa [ vAyubhakSa ]

mf ( ā ) n. eating ( only ) air, living on air ,MBh. R. BhP.

m. a snake, L.

an ascetic, W.

N. of a Muni, MBh.



vāyú-bhakṣaka [ vAyubhakSaka ]

mfn. = -bhakṣa, Hit.



vāyú-bhakṣaṇa [ vAyubhakSaNa ]

n. the act of eating or living on air, fasting, W.

m. = -bhuj, A.



vāyú-bhakṣya [ vAyubhakSya ]

mfn. = -bhakṣa, R.

m. a snake, L.



vāyú-bhāratī-stotra [ vAyubhAratIstotra ]

n. N. of a Stotra.



vāyú-bhuj [ vAyubhuj ]

m. one who feeds only on air ( as an ascetic, a snake etc. ), A.



vāyú-bhūta [ vAyubhUta ]

mfn. become air, become like the wind, W.

going everywhere at will, ib.



vāyú-bhūti [ vAyubhUti ]

m. ( with Jainas ) N. of one of the eleven Gaṇâdhipas, L. W.



vāyú-bhojana [ vAyubhojana ]

mfn. = -bhakṣa, q.v. BhP.



vāyú-maṇḍala [ vAyumaNDala ]

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis ( -cakra ), MBh.

n. a whirlwind, ib.



vāyú-mát [ vAyumat ]

mfn. attended with wind, AV. ŚrS.

containing the word vāyu etc., TS.



vāyú-maya [ vAyumaya ]

( vāyú- ), mf ( ī ) n. having the nature of the wind or of air, ŚBr. MBh.



vāyú-marullipi [ vAyumarullipi ]

( fr. -marut + ), f. a partic. mode of writing, Lalit.



vāyú-mārga [ vAyumArga ]

m. the path or track of the wind, MW.

the atmosphere, Gal.



vāyú-rugṇa [ vAyurugNa ]

mfn. broken off by the wind, R.



vāyú-rujā [ vAyurujA ]

f. ' wind-disease, ' inflammation ( of the eyes ), MBh.



vāyú-retas [ vAyuretas ]

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis ( see -cakra ), MBh.



vāyú-roṣā [ vAyuroSA ]

( ? ), f. ' raging with wind, ' night L. ( prob. for vāsur´ôṣā i.e. vāsurā +uṣā ).



vāyú-lakṣaṇa [ vAyulakSaNa ]

n. the character or property of air ( viz. touch ), MW.

N. of a work.



vāyú-loka [ vAyuloka ]

m. the world of Vāyu, ŚāṅkhBr. KaushUp.



vāyú-vat [ vAyuvat ]

ind. like wind, MBh.



vāyú-vartman [ vAyuvartman ]

m. ( ? ) or n. ' wind-path, ' the atmosphere, L.



vāyú-valana-pañca-taraṃgiṇī-māhātmya [ vAyuvalanapaJcataraMgiNImAhAtmya ]

n. N. of a work.



vāyú-vāda [ vAyuvAda ]

m. N. of a work.



vāyú-vāha [ vAyuvAha ]

m. ' having the wind for a vehicle, ' smoke, vapour, L.



vāyú-vāhana [ vAyuvAhana ]

m. ' id., ' N. of Viṣṇu, L.

of Śiva, Śivag.



vāyú-vāhinī [ vAyuvAhinI ]

f. the air-conveying ( vessel of the body ), L.



vāyú-vega [ vAyuvega ]

m. the velocity of the wind, a gust of wind ( see below )

mfn. having the velocity of wind, fleet as the wind, L.

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis ( see -cakra ), MBh.

of a son of Dhṛtarāshṭra, MBh.

( ā ), f. N. of a Yoginī, Kālac.

of a Kiṃ-nara maiden, Kāraṇḍ.

-yaśas, f. N. of a sister of Vāyu-patha, Kathās.

-sama, mfn. equal to the velocity of wind, swift as the wind, R.



vāyú-vegaka [ vAyuvegaka ]

mf ( ikā ) n. swift as the wind, Hcat.



vāyú-vegin [ vAyuvegin ]

mfn. id., NādabUp.



vāyú-śānti [ vAyuzAnti ]

f. N. of a work.



vāyú-saṃhitā [ vAyusaMhitA ]

f. N. of a work.



vāyú-sakha [ vAyusakha ]

m. ' having the wind for a friend, ' fire, L.



vāyú-sakhi [ vAyusakhi ]

m. ' having the wind for a friend, ' fire, L.



vāyú-sama [ vAyusama ]

mfn. resembling the wind, PārGṛ.

swift as wind, W.

like air or wind, unsubstantial, ib.



vāyú-sambhava [ vAyusambhava ]

m. ' wind-born, ' N. of Hanumat, W.

( ā ), f. a red cow, L.



vāyú-savitṛ' [ vAyusavitR ]

m. du. Vāyu and Savitṛ MaitrS. ( cf. vāyosāvitrá ).



vāyú-savitrá [ vAyusavitra ]

m. du. Vāyu and Savitṛ, MaitrS. ( cf. vāyosāvitrá ).



vāyú-suta [ vAyusuta ]

m. = -putra, MW.



vāyú-sūnu [ vAyusUnu ]

m. patr. of Hanumat, RāmatUp. R.



vāyú-skandha [ vAyuskandha ]

m. the region of the wind, Hariv. VarBṛS. etc.



vāyú-stuti [ vAyustuti ]

f. N. of two hymns.



vāyú-han [ vAyuhan ]

m. N. of one of the 7 Ṛṣis of the Maruts, MBh.



vāyú-hina [ vAyuhina ]

mfn. destitute of wind, MW.



वायु
 vāyú [ vAyu ]

2. mfn. ( fr. √ vai ) tired, languid, RV. vii, 91, 1.



वायु
 vāyú [ vAyu ]

3. mfn. ( fr. √ ) desirous, covetous, greedy ( for food, applied to calves ), TS.

desirable, desired by the appetite, RV.