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TypeS./ D.G.
Etymology/ Definitionशङ्खनाभ्याकृतिर्योनिस्त्र्यावर्ता सा प्रकीर्तिता । सु. शा. ५/४३
अभिव्यक्ति कारणम् । च. सू. १२/८ चक्रपाणि
आधारकारणम् । च. सू. २६/९ चक्रपाणि
ReferenceS.Sha.5/43, A.H.Su.9/1 Arun`adatta,C.Su.12/8 Chakrapaan`i,C.Su.26/9 Chakrapaan`i
Literary MeaningM / W – The womb, uterus, vulva, vagina, female genitalia, source, origin
Implied Meaning1. Female external genital organ.
2. Source / origin of sustance.
Elaboration1. It is the female external genitalia. Its structure is comprehensively described in Sus`hruta Samhitaa . Due to its three – fold structure it is also called Tryaavartaa Yon. It resembles S`hankhanaabhi.
2. The substances are originated from Pancha Mahaabhoota , so they are considered as Dravya Yoni ( source of a substance ).
Contemporary ColloquialVagina
AntonymViyoni, Med`hra

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