Anaṇa, Ānana: 10 definitions


Anaṇa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

anaṇa : (adj.) free of debt.

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ānana : (nt.) face; mouth.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ānana, (nt.) (Vedic āna, later Sk. ānana from an to breathe) the mouth; adj. (-°) having a mouth Sdhp.103; Pgdp 63 (vikaṭ°). (Page 100)

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ānana (आनन).—n (S) The mouth. Ex. vacana hēṃ nighatāṃ ṛṣi ānanīṃ || 2 The face.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

ānana (आनन).—n The mouth; the face.

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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Anana (अनन).—a. [an lyuṭ] Act of breathing, living &c.

Derivable forms: ananam (अननम्).

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Ānana (आनन).—[ānityanena, ā-an karaṇe lyuṭ]

1) The mouth, face; R.3.3; नृपस्य कान्तं पिबतः सुताननम् (nṛpasya kāntaṃ pibataḥ sutānanam) 17.

2) A large division of a work, chapter, book &c. (e. g. the two ānanas of Rasagaṅgādhara.)

Derivable forms: ānanam (आननम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Añāna (अञान).—(a-ñāna) (nt.; Pali añāṇa; MIndic for ajñāna, § 2.15), ignorance: jñānaṃ na kalpeti, añānu (n. sg.) no bhavet MadhK 157.1 (verse; no v.l.).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ānana (आनन).—n.

(-naṃ) The mouth, (and by syncope) the face. E. āṅa before ana to live or breathe, lyuṭa aff.

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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. 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.

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