Canas: 7 definitions


Canas 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Canas (चनस्).—n. Ved.

1) Food.

2) Delight, satisfaction, pleasure; सुते दधिष्व नश्चनः (sute dadhiṣva naścanaḥ) Ṛgveda 1.3.6.

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

Canas (चनस्).—n.

(-naḥ) Food, E. ca asun Unadi affix, and nuṭ augment.

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

Canas (चनस्).—[neuter] delight, satisfaction, only [with] dhā delight in, be satisfied with ([accusative] or [locative]). enjoy, accept, approve.

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

1) Canas (चनस्):—[from can] a n. ‘delight, satisfaction’, only with √dhā [Parasmaipada] and [Ātmanepada] to delight in, be satisfied with ([accusative] or [locative case]), enjoy, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā viii, 7] (cf. saand sa-canas.)

2) [from cana] b etc. See √2. can.

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

Canas (चनस्):—(naḥ) 1. n. Food.

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Canas 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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