Anandana, Ānandana, Anamdana: 11 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Ānandana (आनन्दन).—a. Pleasing, delighting; Rām.2.2.27. (fig. a son); °नं चेतसः (naṃ cetasaḥ) H.1.183.
-nam 1 Delighting, making happy.
2) Paying respects to.
3) Courteous treatment of a friend or a guest at meeting and parting, courtesy, civility.
4) What gives or produces delight.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Civility, courtesy, the treatment of a friend or guest at meeting and parting. 2. Delighting, making happy. 3. What gives or occasions delight. E. āṅ before nadi to make happy, and lyuṭ aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ānandana (आनन्दन).—[ā-nand + ana], n. Delight, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 204.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ānandana (आनन्दन).—[adjective] delightful.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Ānandana (आनन्दन):—[=ā-nandana] [from ā-nand] n. delighting, making happy, [Hitopadeśa]
2) [v.s. ...] civility, courtesy, courteous treatment of a friend or guest at meeting and parting, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Ānandana (आनन्दन):—[ā-nandana] (naṃ) 1. n. Delighting, civility.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Ānandana (आनन्दन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āṇaṃdaṇa.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Āṇaṃdaṇa (आणंदण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ānandana.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ānaṃdana (ಆನಂದನ):—[adjective] causing happiness; gladdening; pleasing.
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1) [noun] the feeling characterised by pleasure, happiness or joy.
2) [noun] a treating and pleasing of guests or friends courteously.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Ends with (+41): Agnisimhanandana, Ahalyanandana, Amritanandana, Anandanandana, Arkanandana, Aryamanandana, Ashvasenanripanandana, Asipatranamdana, Bhaganandana, Bhanandana, Bhandiravananandana, Bhavanandana, Bhogindranandana, Brahmanandana, Candranandana, Catakanandana, Chandranandana, Chatakanandana, Cutyanandana, Dharmanandana.
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