Cankramana, Caṅkramaṇa, Camkramana: 14 definitions


Cankramana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chankramana.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Cankramana in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण):—Person after taking food should walk for a hundred feet slowly , that way reduces the heavyness of the body and aid in easy digestion of consumed food.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Cankramana in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

caṅkramaṇa (चंक्रमण).—n S (Elliptically for śākhācaṅkramaṇa The skipping from branch to branch of a monkey &c.) Discursive or desultory study.

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

caṅkramaṇa (चंक्रमण).—n Discursive or desultory study.

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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

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

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण).—a. [kram yaṅ lyuṭ yaño luk Tv.]

1) Moving about, taking exercise.

2) Going slowly or crookedly.

3) Moving or going about, walking; विष चङ्क्रमणं रात्रौ (viṣa caṅkramaṇaṃ rātrau) Chāṇ.97; चक्रे स चक्रेनिभचङ्क्रमणच्छलेन (cakre sa cakrenibhacaṅkramaṇacchalena) N.1.144; स्वजन्मना चङ्क्रमणेन चाञ्चति (svajanmanā caṅkramaṇena cāñcati) Bhāgavata 1.1.26.

4) Going slowly or tortuously.

5) Leap, jump, spring; Pañcatantra (Bombay) 4.

Derivable forms: caṅkramaṇam (चङ्क्रमणम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण).—nt. (= Pali caṅkamana; in sense of caṅkrama 4; in Sanskrit °ṇa only n. act., walking, strolling), place of promenade (for a monk): (tavārthāya divyāni sauvarṇamayāni) °ṇāni kariṣyāmaḥ Kāraṇḍavvūha 42.21; svakasva- kāni caṅkramaṇāni 65.1; 66.6; in both of these followed by forms of caṅkrama, q.v., in the same sense, referring to places of promenade.

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

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण).—mfn.

(-ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) who or what goes slowly or crookedly. n.

(-ṇaṃ) Going, proceeding, going tortuously or slowly. E. kram to go, and the root reiterated. krama + yaṅ lyuṭ yañoluk.

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

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण).—i. e. caṅkram ([frequentative.] of kram) + ana, n. Going, walking, [Pañcatantra] 209, 1.

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

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण).—[adjective] walking; [neuter] = [preceding]

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

1) Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण):—[from caṅkrama] mfn. going about, walking, [Pāṇini 3-2, 150]

2) [v.s. ...] going slowly or crookedly, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] n. going about, walking, [Āpastamba-dharma-sūtra; Suśruta; Pañcatantra; Cāṇakya; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

4) [v.s. ...] going tortuously or slowly, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] rotation (of a wheel), [Siṃhāsana-dvātriṃśikā or vikramāditya-caritra, jaina recension xvii, 2]

6) [v.s. ...] a place for walking about, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha xii, 79; xviii, 91 and 112.]

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

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण):—[(ṇaḥ-ṇā-ṇaṃ) a.] Going, slowly, crookedly, n. A going slowly.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Caṃkamaṇa.

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Cankramana 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

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Caṃkramaṇa (ಚಂಕ್ರಮಣ):—[noun] the act, fact or an instance of moving from one place to another.

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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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