Banna: 2 definitions


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Ambiguity: Although Banna has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Banana.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Banna in Hindi refers in English to:—(v) to be made/constructed/built/prepared/composed; to be ready (for use); to be obtained; to become; to feign; to assume airs, to ride the high horse; to be befooled; [bana ana] to get a rare opportunity, to get a golden chance; —[thanana] to prank; to adorn oneself; to make (oneself) up; [banana-samvarana] to prank, to adorn oneself, to make (oneself) up; [bana-thana kara nikalanam] to be dressed up to the nines; [bana padana] to be possible/feasible, to be possible to do; to turn out to be; [bana baithana] to assume the title/role/status/powers of; to pounce upon; [bana-thana] spick and span; [bana-banaya] accomplished, achieved; near-completed; •[khela bigadana] to mar a successful effort, to undo an almost accomplished design/scheme; [bana rahana] to survive; to continue to live/exist/be present..—banna (बनना) is alternatively transliterated as Bananā.

2) Bannā (बन्ना):—(nm) a bridegroom; hence [bannī] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Baṇṇa (ಬಣ್ಣ):—

1) [noun] the sensation resulting from stimulation of the retina of the eye by light waves of certain lengths.

2) [noun] the colour that resembles blood; red.

3) [noun] a pigment suspended in a liquid medium and applied with or as with a brush, roller, etc. as a protective or decorative coating to various surfaces or to canvas or other materials in producing a work of art; a paint.

4) [noun] a picture painted on a canvas, paper, etc. applying paints; a painting.

5) [noun] any coloured cloth or clothing.

6) [noun] a colourful flower.

7) [noun] sort; variety; class; kind.

8) [noun] the original form or state of being.

9) [noun] the quality of a thing that attracts; beauty.

10) [noun] brightness; lustre; shininess.

11) [noun] pretentious behaviour or speech; pretension; hypocrisy.

12) [noun] a song in praise of.

13) [noun] the power to do something, grasp immediately and comprehensively, etc.; mental ability.

14) [noun] a person whose achievement or merit excels another or others.

15) [noun] purity of gold, silver (as expressed with the unit 'carat').

16) [noun] that which is apt, appropriate.

17) [noun] any of the four major classes (brāhmaṇa, kṣatriya, vaiśya and śudra) of old Hindu society.

18) [noun] the quality of being pleasant to the ears; melody.

19) [noun] a group, faction, clan.

20) [noun] ಬಣ್ಣದ ತೋರಣಿ [bannada torani] baṇṇada tōraṇi the plant Wendlandia tinctoria of Rubiaceae family; ಬಣ್ಣ ಬಯಲಾಗು [banna bayalagu] baṇṇa bayalāgu (fig.) (one’s true nature, viewpoint, attitude, character, etc.) to be revealed or understood;ಬಣ್ಣದ ಮಾತು [bannada matu] baṇṇada mātu words or speech that are hypocrytically coaxing; ಬಣ್ಣ ಬಿಡು [banna bidu] baṇṇa biḍu (a cloth) to lose its colour and become dim; ಬಣ್ಣದ ಕೋಲು [bannada kolu] baṇṇada kōlu a coloured sticks used in kōlaṭa, a kind of game played by many to the rhythm of a song; ಬಣ್ಣದ ಬೀಸಣಿಗೆ [bannada bisanige] baṇṇada bīsaṇige (fig.) a woman who flirts lightheartedly with men to win their admiration and affection; a flirt; a coquette; ಬಣ್ಣ ಹಾಕು [banna haku] baṇṇa hāku to add colour or colours to a picture, drawings, etc.; ಬಣ್ಣ ಹಚ್ಚಿ ಹೇಳು [banna hacci helu] baṇṇa hacci hēḷu to add something interesting to the listeners to make an incident, event, behaviour of a person, etc. appear different from (rosier, worse than) the reality; ಬಣ್ಣ ಹಚ್ಚು [banna haccu] baṇṇa haccu to make something more interesting, attractive by adding some untrue things (either to make rosier or worse than what really it is); ಬಣ್ಣ ಬದಲಾಯಿಸು [banna badalayisu] baṇṇa badalāyisu (fig.) to change the attitude, preferences, opinions, etc. to suit the occasion without having any loyalty, ethical principles, etc.; to be opportunistic.

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Banna (ಬನ್ನ):—

1) [noun] the loss of respect, honour or esteem; an act or instance of being humiliated; humiliation; disgrace.

2) [noun] an instance of defeating or being defeated; defeat; failure.

3) [noun] the state of being destructed; destruction; ruin.

4) [noun] the fact or condition of being difficult; difficulty; trouble.

5) [noun] mental or emotional distress; unhappiness; sorrow; misery.

6) [noun] the state of being deficient; lack; incompleteness; insufficiency; deficiency.

7) [noun] an obstruction, hindrance.

8) [noun] the act of splitting or breaking.

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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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