Banasana, Bāṇāsana, Bana-asana: 6 definitions
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Bāṇāsana (बाणासन).—a bow; स पार्थबाणासन- वेगमुक्तैर्दृढाहतः पत्रिभिरुग्रवेगैः (sa pārthabāṇāsana- vegamuktairdṛḍhāhataḥ patribhirugravegaiḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 8.89.86. °यन्त्रम् (yantram) a kind of bow with a mechanical contrivance at one of its ends for tightening the string and letting off the arrow; Daśakumāracarita 1.1.
Derivable forms: bāṇāsanam (बाणासनम्).
Bāṇāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bāṇa and asana (असन).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Bāṇāsana (बाणासन).—[neuter] bow (arrow-thrower).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Bāṇāsana (बाणासन):—[from bāṇa] n. ‘a°-discharger’, a bow, [Śakuntalā]
2) [v.s. ...] a bow-string, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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.
1) [noun] a bow (that is used to shoot an arrow from).
2) [noun] the string of a bow.
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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