Ancana, Āñcana, Añcaṉā: 9 definitions

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Ancana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Anchana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āñcana (आञ्चन).—Partial extraction of thorns, arrows and the like from the body.

Derivable forms: āñcanam (आञ्चनम्).

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

Āñcana (आञ्चन).—n.

(-naṃ) Partial extraction of thorns or arrows and the like from the body. E. āṅ before añc to go, lyuṭ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Añcana (अञ्चन).—[añc + ana], n. Bending, curving.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Añcana (अञ्चन):—[from añc] n. act of bending or curving.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Añcana (अञ्चन):—n.

(-nam) Bending, curving. E. añc, kṛt aff. lyuṭ.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Āñcana (आञ्चन):—[ā-ñcana] (naṃ) 1. n. Partial extraction of arrows or thorns.

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Ancana in German

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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.

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Añcaṉā (அஞ்சனா) noun < Urdu anćenā. Estimate or appraisement of the probable amount and value of the crops standing on a field; சாகு படி மதிப்பு. [sagu padi mathippu.] (C.G.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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