Bhashana, Bhasana, Bhāsana, Bhāṣaṇa, Bhaṣaṇa: 14 definitions



Bhashana 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.

The Sanskrit terms Bhāṣaṇa and Bhaṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Bhasana or Bhashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण, “clever speech”) refers to ‘conciliatory speech’. Bhāṣaṇa represents one of the fourteen nirvahaṇasandhi, according to the Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 21. Nirvahaṇasandhi refers to the “segments (sandhi) of the concluding part (nirvahaṇa)” and represents one of the five segments of the plot (itivṛtta or vastu) of a dramatic composition (nāṭaka).

Source: Natya Shastra

Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—One of the fourteen elements of the ‘concluding segment’ (nirvahaṇasandhi);—(Description:) Words mentioning conciliation, gift and the like are called Clever Speech (bhāṣaṇa).

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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhāsana : (nt.) speech; saying; talk.

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

Bhāsana, (nt.) (fr. bhāṣ) speaking, speech Dhtm 162; Sdhp. 68. (Page 503)

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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

bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—n (S) Speaking. 2 Speech, discourse, talk.

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

bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—n Speaking; speech, talk.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhaṣaṇa (भषण).—A dog.

-ṇam The barking of a dog, a growl.

Derivable forms: bhaṣaṇaḥ (भषणः).

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Bhasana (भसन).—A bee.

Derivable forms: bhasanaḥ (भसनः).

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Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—[bhāṣ-bhāve lyuṭ]

1) Speaking, talking, saying.

2) Speech, words, talk.

3) Kind words.

4) (In drama) Expression of satisfaction after the attainment of an object.

-ṇī Resembling.

Derivable forms: bhāṣaṇam (भाषणम्).

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Bhāsana (भासन).—[bhās-lyuṭ]

1) Shining, glittering.

2) Illuminating.

Derivable forms: bhāsanam (भासनम्).

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

Bhaṣaṇa (भषण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) A dog. n.

(-ṇaṃ) The barking of a dog. E. bhaṣ to bark, aff. lyuṭ .

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Bhasana (भसन).—m.

(-naḥ) A large bee. E. bhas to sound, yuc aff.

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Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) 1. Speaking, speech. 2. Declaration of satisfaction at the end of a drama. E. bhāṣ to speak, lyuṭ aff.

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

Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—i. e. bhāṣ + ana, n. Speech, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 8, 8.

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

Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण).—[neuter] speaking, talking.

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Bhāsana (भासन).—[neuter] shining, glittering, excelling.

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

1) Bhaṣaṇa (भषण):—[from bhaṣ] m. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of a dog, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] n. barking, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...]

5) Bhasana (भसन):—[from bhas] m. a bee, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण):—[from bhāṣ] n. (ifc. f(ā). ) the act of speaking, talking, speech, talk, [Nirukta, by Yāska; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] kind words, kindness (= sāma-dānādi), [Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] (in [dramatic language]) expression of satisfaction after the attainment of an object, [Pratāparudrīya]

9) Bhāsana (भासन):—[from bhās] n. shining, glittering, brilliance, splendour, [Pāṇini; Nirukta, by Yāska]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Bhaṣaṇa (भषण):—(wie eben)

1) m. Hund [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1279.] [Halāyudha 2, 126.] —

2) n. Gebell [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1407.]

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Bhasana (भसन):—m. Biene [Bhūriprayoga im Śabdakalpadruma] bhasala [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 1212.] [Scholiast]

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Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण):—(wie eben) n.

1) das Reden, Sprechen, Schwatzen: Rede: saṃlāpo bhāṣaṇaṃ mithaḥ [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 5, 17.] [Halāyudha 1, 150.] [Mahābhārata 5, 5813.] na śaktā bhāṣaṇe [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 105, 1.] [Spr. 310, v. l. 4167. 5149.] ācāraḥ kulamākhyāti deśamākhyāti bhāṣaṇam [VṚDDHA-Cāṇakya 3, 2. 15, 19.] [Spr.] anurāgo im 4ten Th. [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 2, 6.] asatyasya [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 11, 69.] asabhya [Yāska’s Nirukta 5, 2.] asatya [Suśruta 1 192, 9.] [Mallinātha] zu [Kumārasaṃbhava 4, 9.] anṛta [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 8, 101.] satya [Kathāsaritsāgara 27. 119.] kala [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 7, 1, 17.] amṛtabhāṣaṇaiḥ [Spr. 4243.] prākṛtabhāṣaṇa [Scholiast] zu [Śākuntala 9, 6.] uccairbhāṣaṇa lautes Reden [Suśruta 1, 69, 17.] niratyayabhāṣaṇā adj. f. [Oxforder Handschriften 216,b,43.] Vgl. priya (auch [Sāhityadarpana 39, 8]). —

2) der Ausdruck der Befriedigung nach Erreichung des Zieles (im Drama) [PRATĀPAR. 22,b,3.]

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Bhāsana (भासन):—(von 2. bhās) n. das Scheinen, Leuchten, Glänzen [Yāska’s Nirukta 1, 20] (Einschieb.). das Glänzen, Sichauszeichnen [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 1, 3, 47.]

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Bhāṣaṇa (भाषण):—

2) = sāmadānādi freundliche Worte, Geschenke u.s.w. [Sāhityadarpana 402.]

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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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