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वेणि

वेणि
 veṇi [ veNi ]


f. ( fr. √ 1. ve ) weaving, braiding L.

braided hair or a braid of hair, hair twisted into a single unornamented braid and allowed to fall on the back ( so worn by widows and women who mourn for absent husbands, cf. eka-veṇi

the water of a river is often compared to such a braid, but in these meanings the form veṇī is more common, See below ) MBh. Kāv. etc.

the confluence or meeting of two or more rivers or streams in a common point of union ( as at Prayāga or Allāhābād, cf. triv° ) W.

property re-united after it has been before divided Vas

a cascade L.




veṇi-mādhava [ veNimAdhava ]

m. a partic. square-shaped stone idol having four hands at Prayāga L. ( cf. veṇī-mādhava-bandhu )



veṇi-rāma [ veNirAma ]

m. N. of an author Cat.



veṇi-vedhanī [ veNivedhanI ]

f. ' hair-penetrating ', a leech L.



veṇi-vedhinī [ veNivedhinI ]

f. ' hair-piecer ', a comb MW.