ghrāṇa घ्राण

Definition: घ्राण p. p. [घ्रा कर्मणि-क्त] Smelt. -णः, -णम् 1 Smell. -2 Smelling. -3 The nose (also n.). -णम् 1 The act of smelling; घ्राणेन सूकरा हन्ति Ms.3.241. -2 Odour, scent. -3 The nose; गन्धाय घ्राणमथ यो वेद Ch. Up.8.12.4; बुद्धीन्द्रियाणि चक्षुः श्रोत्रघ्राणरसनात्वगाख्यानि Sāṅ. K.26; Ku.3.47, Ṛs.6.27; Ms.5.135. -Comp. -इन्द्रियम् the organ or sense of smell; नासाग्रवर्ति घ्राणम् T. S. -चक्षुस् a. 'having nose for the eyes', blind (who smells out his way). -तर्पण a. grateful or pleasant to the nose, fragrant, odorous. (-णम्) fragrance, odour; प्रदोषपवनैश्चक्रे शिशिरै- र्घ्राणतर्पणम् Rāj. T.5.3.56. -पाकः a disease of the nose. -पुटका nostril; Mārk. P.65.22. -स्कन्दः blowing one's nose; घ्रास्कन्दादिवाद्यज्ञाः Rāj. T.5.418.


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