Asahana: 9 definitions


Asahana 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

asahana : (nt.) non-endurance.

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

Asahana, (nt. -adj.) (a + sahana) not enduring, non-endurance, inability J. III, 20; PvA. 17. (Page 88)

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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

asahana (असहन).—n (S) Inability to suffer or bear. 2 Impatience of another's prosperity or success.

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asahana (असहन).—a (S) Unable to bear or endure.

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

asahana (असहन).—n Inability to suffer. Impatience of another's success. a Unable to bear.

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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

Asahana (असहन).—a. Not enduring, intolerant, impatient, envious, jealous, असहना खलुसा । दूरारूढश्चास्याः प्रणयः (asahanā khalusā | dūrārūḍhaścāsyāḥ praṇayaḥ) V.4; Me.54 (v. l.), प्रिया मुञ्चत्यद्य ध्रुवमसहना जीवितमसौ (priyā muñcatyadya dhruvamasahanā jīvitamasau) Ratn. 3.15; Śi.15.39.

-naḥ An enemy.

-nam Intolerance, impatience; jealousy परगुणासहनम् (paraguṇāsahanam) = असूया (asūyā).

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

Asahana (असहन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Unable to endure. m.

(-naḥ) An enemy. n.

(-naṃ) Intolerance, impatience. E. a neg. saha to bear, lyuṭ aff.

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

Asahana (असहन).—adj., f. , 1. unable to bear or endure, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 15, 87. 2. jealous, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 55.

Asahana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and sahana (सहन).

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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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