Bhruna, aka: Bhrūṇa; 4 Definition(s)


Bhruna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

bhrūṇa (भ्रूण).—m S An embryo or a fœtus.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhrūṇa (भ्रूण).—m An embryo or a fœtus.

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

Bhrūṇa (भ्रूण).—[bhrūṇ-ghañ]

1) An embryo, fœtus; सर्वा भ्रूणान्यारुषी (sarvā bhrūṇānyāruṣī) Ṛv.1.155.2.

2) A child, boy; उद्यम्य शस्त्रमायातं भ्रूण (udyamya śastramāyātaṃ bhrūṇa)-

3) A very learned Brāhmaṇa; भ्रूणहाऽभ्रूणहा (bhrūṇahā'bhrūṇahā) (bhavati) Bṛ. Up.4.3.22; तस्य साधोरपापस्य भ्रूणस्य ब्रह्मवादिनः । कथं वधं यथा बभ्रोर्मन्यते सन्मतो भवान् (tasya sādhorapāpasya bhrūṇasya brahmavādinaḥ | kathaṃ vadhaṃ yathā babhrormanyate sanmato bhavān) || Bhāg.9.9.32.

4) A pregnant woman (garbhiṇī).

Derivable forms: bhrūṇaḥ (भ्रूणः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrūṇa (भ्रूण).—m.

(-ṇaḥ) 1. The embryo or fœtus. 2. A child. E. bhrūṇa to hope, to fear, aff. ghañ .

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