ध्वननम् [ध्वन्-करणे ल्युट्] 1 Sounding. -2 Hinting at, suggesting or implying (as a meaning). -3 (In Rhet.) The same as व्यञ्जना q. v., or that power of a word or sentence by virtue of which it conveys a sense different from its primary or secondary meaning, suggestive power; cf. अञ्जन also वृत्तिर्व्यञ्जनध्वननगमनप्रत्यायनादिव्यपदेश- विषया व्यञ्जना नाम S. D. -4 Humming, indistinct utterance.
संवननम् 1 Subduing or overpowering by magical rites or drugs. -2 A charm, an amulet (for propitiating god); न हीदृशं संवननं त्रिषु लोकेषु विद्यते । दया मैत्री च भूतेषु दानं च मधुरा च वाक् ॥ Mb.1.87.12. -3 Gaining, acquiring; कोशसंवनने दाने... Mb.5.148.9. -4 Fondness, love.
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