ghana घन

Definition: घन a. [इन् मूर्तौ अप् घनादेशश्च Tv.] 1 Compact, firm, hard, solid; संजातश्च घनाघनः Māl.9.39.; नासा घनास्थिका Y.3.89; R.11.18. -2 Thick, close, dense; घनविरलभावः U.2.27; R.8.91; Amaru.59. -3 Thick-set, full, fully developed (as breasts); घटयति सुघने कुचयुगगगने मृगमदरुचि रूषिते Gīt.7; अगुरु-चतुष्कं भवति गुरू द्वौ घनकुचयुग्मे शशिवदना$सौ Śrut.8; Bh.1.8; Amaru.31. -4 Deep (as sound); दधानः सौधानामलघुषु निकुञ्जेषु घनताम् Māl.2.12; Mu.1.21. -5 Uninterrupted, permanent. -6 Impenetrable. -7 Great, excessive, violent. -8 Complete; अभ्यङ्गभङ्ग्या पापस्य न्यस्तं घनमपश्यतः Ks.4.53. -9 Auspicious, fortunate. -1 Coarse, gross. -11 Engrossed by, full or replete with; मा ते मलीमसविकारघना मतिर्भूत् Māl.1.32; निर्वृति˚ U.6.11. -नः A cloud; घनोदयः प्राक् तदनन्तरं पयः Ś.7.3; घनरुचिरकलापो निःसपत्नो$स्य जातः V.4.22. -2 An iron club, a mace; प्रतिजघान घनैरिव मुष्टिभिः Ki.18.1. -3 The body. -4 The cube of a number (in math.). -5 Extension, diffusion. -6 A collection, multitude, quantity, mass, assemblage. -7 Talc. -8 Phlegm. -9 Any compact mass or substance. -1 Hardness, firmness. -11 A particular manner of reciting Vedic texts : thus the padas नमः रुद्रेभ्यः ये repeated in this manner would stand thus :-- नमो रुद्रेभ्यो रुद्रेभ्यो नमो नमो रुद्रेभ्यो ये ये रुद्रेभ्यो नमो नमो रुद्रेभ्यो ये. -नम् 1 A cymbal, a bell, a gong. -2 Iron. -3 Tin. -4 Skin, rind, bark. -5 A mode of dancing; (neither quick nor slow). ind. closely; घटयति घनं कण्ठा- श्लेषे रसान्न पयोधरौ Ratn.3.9. -Com. -अत्ययः, -अन्तः 'disappearance of the cloud', the season succeeding the rains, autumn (शरद्); घनव्यपायेन गभस्तिमानिव R.3.37. -अज्ञानी Name of Durgā. -अम्बु n. rain; घनाम्बुभिर्भूरि विलम्बिनो घनाः Subhās. -आकरः the rainy season. -आगमः, -उदयः 'the approach of clouds', the rainy season; घनागमः कामिजनप्रियः प्रिये Ṛs.2.1. -आमयः the date-tree. -आश्रयः the atmosphere, firmament. -उत्तमः the face. -उदधिः a particular sea (hell ?). -उपलः hail. -ऊरू a woman havingthick thighs; कुरु घनोरु पदानि शनैः शनैः Ve.2.2. -ओघः gathering of clouds. -कफः hail. -कालः the rainy season. -क्षम a. what may be hammered; Bhāvapr. 5.26.53. -गर्जितम् 1 thunder, peal or thundering noise of clouds, roar of thunder. -2 a deep loud roar. -गोलकः alloy of gold and silver. -घनः the cube of a cube. -जम्बाल thick mire. -ज्वाला lightning. -तालः a kind of bird (सारंग). -तोलः the Chātaka bird. -धातुः lymph. -ध्वनि a. roaring. (-निः) 1 a deep or low tone. -2 the muttering of thunder clouds; अनुहुंकुरुते घनध्वनिं न हि गोमायुरुतानि केशरी Śi.16.25. -नाभिः smoke (being supposed to be a principal ingredient in clouds; Me.5). -नीहारः thick hoar-frost or mist. -पदम् the cube root. -पदवी 'the path of clouds', firmament, sky; क्रामद्भिर्घनपदवीमनेकसंख्यैः Ki.5.34. -पाषण्डः a peacock. -फलम् (in geom.) the solid or cubical contents of a body or of an excavation. -मानम् the measurement by the exterior of a structure; Māna. 39-64. -मूलम् cube root (in math.) -रसः 1 thick juice. -2 extract, decoction. -3 camphor. -4 water (m. or n.). -रूपा candied sugar. -वरम् the face. -वर्गः the square of a cube, the sixth power (in math). -वर्त्मन् n. the sky; घनवर्त्म सहस्रधेव कुर्वन् Ki.5.17. -वल्लिका, -वल्ली lightning. -वाच् a raven. -वातः 1 a thick oppressive breeze or air. -2 Name of a hell; Jaina. -वीथिः the sky; घनवीथिवीथिमवतीर्णवतः Śi.9.32. -शब्दः thunder, peal of thunder. -वासः a kind of pumpkin gourd. -वाहनः 1 Śiva. -2 Indra. -श्याम a. 'dark like a cloud', deep-black, dark. (-मः) an epithet (1) of Rain (2) of Kṛiṣṇa. -संवृत्तिः profound secrecy. -समयः the rainy season. -सारः 1 camphor; घनसारनीहारहार &c. Dk.1 (mentioned among white substances). -2 mercury. -3 water. -4 a big cloud; घनसारस्तु कर्पूरे महामेघे च चन्दने Nm. -स्वनः, -शब्दः, -रवः the roaring of clouds. -हस्त- संख्या the contents of an excavation or of a solid in math.).


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