Adhuna, Adhunā: 18 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Adhunā (अधुना).—tad. affix applied to the pronoun इदम् (idam) which is changed into इ (i) before the affix and then elided by P. VI.4.148, or changed into अ (a) in which case धुना (dhunā) or अधुना (adhunā) could be looked upon as a tad. affix.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation
Adhunā (अधुना) means “just now”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.5.—Accordingly, as Menā says to the Goddess (i.e., Durgā):—“O Goddess, your form has been perceived by me directly, just now [i.e., adhunā]. I wish to eulogise you. Be pleased.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
adhunā : (adv.) now; recently; newly.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Adhunā, (adv.) (Vedic adhunā) just now, quite recently D.II, 208; Vin.II, 185 (kālakata); Miln.155; Dāvs II, 94.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
adhunā (अधुना).—ad S Now, at present.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
adhunā (अधुना).—ad Now, at present.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना).—ind. [asmin kāle; idamaḥ īdaṃśabdasya saptamyantātkālavācinaḥ svārthe adhunāpratyayaḥ syāt P.V.3.17 Sk.] Now, at this time; प्रमदानामधुना विडम्बना (pramadānāmadhunā viḍambanā) Kumārasambhava 4.12. अधुना हरणे कुचौ यतेते दयिते ते करिशावकुम्भलक्ष्मयाः (adhunā haraṇe kucau yatete dayite te kariśāvakumbhalakṣmayāḥ) Bv.2.8.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना).—ind. Now, at present. E. idam this, irregularly formed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना).—adv. Now.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना).—[adverb] now, presently.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना):—ind. at this time, now.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना):—ind. Now, at present. E. aś (i. e. a, considered as a substitute of idam), taddh. aff. adhunā.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना):—ind. Now.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Adhunā (अधुना):—(ind) now, at present.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Adhunā (ಅಧುನಾ):—[adjective] relating to the present time; of most recent date.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Full-text (+8): Adhunatana, Adhunika, Anaha, Shumbhapura, Nataparvan, Adhunabhisitta, Adhunagata, Adhunuppanna, Bhavitavya, Lohitay, Kanakashaila, Kanakacala, Poshyaputra, Ahua, Kanakadri, Kanakagiri, Poshyasuta, Katantra, Prastuta, Kalapaka.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (commentary) (by Śrī Śrīmad Bhaktivedānta Nārāyana Gosvāmī Mahārāja)
Verse 1.7.114 < [Chapter 7 - Pūrṇa (pinnacle of excellent devotees)]
Verse 2.3.118 < [Chapter 3 - Bhajana (loving service)]
Verse 1.5.74 < [Chapter 5 - Priya (the beloved devotees)]
Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 4.3.6 < [Part 3 - Chivalry (vīrya-rasa)]
Verse 3.2.126 < [Part 2 - Affection and Service (dāsya-rasa)]
Verse 2.4.72 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Yogadrstisamuccaya of Haribhadra Suri (Study) (by Riddhi J. Shah)
Chapter 4.2a - The Second: Tārādṛṣṭi (tārā-dṛṣṭi)—Introduction < [Chapter 4 - The Eight Yogadṛṣṭis and the nature of a Liberated Soul]
Chapter 4.1f - Avañcaka-traya (the unfailing triad) < [Chapter 4 - The Eight Yogadṛṣṭis and the nature of a Liberated Soul]
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
Yajnavalkya-smriti (Vyavaharadhyaya)—Critical study (by Kalita Nabanita)
Chapter 5.10 - Laws Relating to Resumption of Gift (dattāpradānika) < [Chapter 5 - Vyavahārādhyāya and the Modern Indian Laws]