Ban, Baṇ: 6 definitions

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Ban means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Baṇ (बण्).—[baṇa] r. 1st cl. (baṇati) To sound; better also vaṇa .

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Ban (बन्).—[(u) (banu)] r. 8th cl. (banute) To ask or beg, preferably written vana .

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

Baṇ (बण्).—see t.

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Ban (बन्).—see van.

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

Baṇ (बण्):—(also written vaṇ) [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] vaṇati ([perfect tense] vavāṇa etc.; [Causal] [Aorist] avīvaṇat, or avavāṇat), to sound, [Dhātupāṭha xiii, 3.]

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

1) Baṇ (बण्):—baṇati 1. a. To sound.

2) Ban (बन्):—(da, u, ṅa) banute 8. a. To ask or beg.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ban in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a forest, wood; a bun; ~[khamda] woodland, part of a forest; ~[khamdi] a dweller of the woods; ~[cara] a forester; a wild beast; ~[cari] treading the woods; ~[devata] a forest-god; ~[devi] a forest goddess; ~[vasa] dwelling in the woods; ~[vasi] a dweller of the woods; ~[manasa] a woodman, forestman; ~[raja] a lion..—ban (बन) is alternatively transliterated as Bana.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bān (ಬಾನ್):—[verb] to make earthenware pots, dishes, etc.

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Bān (ಬಾನ್):—[noun] = ಬಾನು [banu]1.

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Bān (ಬಾನ್):—[noun] = ಬಾನು [banu]3.

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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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