Bhikshanna, Bhikṣānna, Bhiksha-anna: 8 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Bhikshanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 term Bhikṣānna can be transliterated into English as Bhiksanna or Bhikshanna, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhikshanna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhikṣānna (भिक्षान्न).—food obtained by begging, alms.

Derivable forms: bhikṣānnam (भिक्षान्नम्).

Bhikṣānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhikṣā and anna (अन्न).

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

Bhikṣānna (भिक्षान्न).—n.

(-nnaṃ) Food obtained as alms. E. bhikṣā, and anna food.

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

Bhikṣānna (भिक्षान्न).—[neuter] begged food.

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

Bhikṣānna (भिक्षान्न):—[from bhikṣā > bhikṣ] (kṣānna) n. food obtained as alms, [Hitopadeśa]

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

Bhikṣānna (भिक्षान्न):—[bhikṣā+nna] (nnaṃ) 1. n. Alms in food.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhikshanna in German

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Bhikshanna in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhikṣānna (ಭಿಕ್ಷಾನ್ನ):—

1) [noun] food obtained as alms.

2) [noun] food kept for giving alms.

context information

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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