Ardana: 10 definitions


Ardana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Ardana (अर्दन) in Sanskrit (or Adaṇṇa in Prakrit) refers to “depressed, dejected”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—[(57) 101.27], §2, = addaṇṇa384 [(17) 29.5], § 2 "depressed, dejected" (CDIAL 642; Balbir 1986 p. 63, 74); the word appears in the same stereotypical context: cf. patterns.

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context information

Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ardana (अर्दन).—a.

1) Distressing, afflicting, tormenting; पुर°, बल° (pura°, bala°).

2) Moving restlessly, being agitated.

-naḥ Name of Śiva; Mahābhārata 13.

-nam [bhāve-lyuṭ] Distressing, afflicting; pain, trouble, anxiety, disturbance, excitement, agitation, restlessness.

-nam, -nā 1 Going, moving.

2) Asking, begging.

3) Killing, hurting, giving pain.

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

Ardanā (अर्दना).—f.

(-nā) 1. Begging, asking. 2. Giving pain. 3. Killing. 4. Going. E. arda to ask, &c. yuc and ṭāp affs.

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

Ardana (अर्दन).—[-ard + ana], adj Killing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 54, 17. kaiṭabha- and jana-, m. Names of Viṣṇu, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 24, 18; [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 3, 84.

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

Ardana (अर्दन).—(—°) vexing, tormenting.

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

1) Ardana (अर्दन):—[from ard] mfn. moving restlessly, [Nirukta, by Yāska vi, 3]

2) [v.s. ...] ifc. (janārdana) disturbing, distressing, tormenting, [Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] annihilating, destroying, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. mahiṣārdana)

4) [v.s. ...] m. a Name of Śiva, [Mahābhārata xiii, 1147]

5) Ardanā (अर्दना):—[from ardana > ard] f. request, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Ardana (अर्दन):—[from ard] n. pain, trouble, excitement, [Suśruta]

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

Ardanā (अर्दना):—(nā) m. Fire; asking.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ardana in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ardana (ಅರ್ದನ):—[adjective] causing agitation, excitement or distress.

context information

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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