[Skt.] n. Desolation, waste, ruin. padu. a rukalanu adhvanamulo vesinadu he wasted the money. adhvanamuceyu to ruin, lay waste. adhvanamagu to turn to nothing, to become waste. adhvanamaina cotu a waste place. adhvanamaina pustakamu a bad book, a perplexing book. aravamu adhvaramu Tamil is a perplexing language. adhvanapu adavi a pathless forest. adhvanapubayalu an open waste. adhvanapu jvaramu a wasting fever. adhvanapuvana a troublesome shower; annoying rain.