Cakrayana, Cākrāyaṇa, Cakrayāna, Cakra-yana: 7 definitions


Cakrayana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chakrayana.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Cākrāyaṇa (चाक्रायण).—Patronym of Uṣasta; Śat. Br.14.6; Ch. Up.1.1.1.

Derivable forms: cākrāyaṇaḥ (चाक्रायणः).

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Cakrayāna (चक्रयान).—a wheel-carriage.

Derivable forms: cakrayānam (चक्रयानम्).

Cakrayāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cakra and yāna (यान).

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

Cakrayāna (चक्रयान).—n.

(-naṃ) Any wheel carriage. E. cakra a wheel, and yāna a carriage.

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

1) Cakrayāna (चक्रयान):—[=cakra-yāna] [from cakra] n. any wheel-carriage, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Cākrāyaṇa (चाक्रायण):—[from cākra] m. ([from] cakra [gana] aśvādi, [Pravara texts v, 1]) [patronymic] of Uṣasta, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv, 6; Chāndogya-upaniṣad i, 10, 1.]

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

Cakrayāna (चक्रयान):—[cakra-yāna] (naṃ) 1. n. Wheel carriage.

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Cakrayana in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Cakrayāna (ಚಕ್ರಯಾನ):—[noun] a wheeled vehicle.

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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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