Ankana, Aṅkana: 5 definitions


Ankana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aṅkana (अंकन).—n (S) Marking gen.; numbering, stamping, dotting &c.

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

aṅkana (अंकन).—n Marking generally; numbering.

context information

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

Aṅkana (अङ्कन).—[aṅka-karaṇe bhāve vā lyuṭ]

1) A mark, token; स्नेहाङ्कनानि (snehāṅkanāni) Māl.9.46; marks of love.

2) Act of marking.

3) Means of marking, stamping, &c.

Derivable forms: aṅkanam (अङ्कनम्).

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

Aṅkana (अङ्कन).—n. (naṃ) 1. Cyphering, writing or making cyphers. 2. Stamping, impressing, making marks, E. aṅka to mark, lyuṭ aff.

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

1) Aṅkana (अङ्कन):—[from aṅk] n. the act of marking, stamping, branding, ciphering, writing

2) [v.s. ...] mfn. marking.

context information

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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