Carishnu, Cariṣṇu: 10 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Cariṣṇu can be transliterated into English as Carisnu or Carishnu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Charishnu.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
1a) Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु).—A son of Kīrtimān and Dhenukā.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 11. 21; Vāyu-purāṇa 28. 17.
1b) One of the nine sons of Sāvarṇi Manu.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 9. 33; Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 22.
1c) The father of Haraya devas.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 40.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु).—a. [car-iṣṇuc] Movable, active, wandering about; Manusmṛti 1.56.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु).—mfn. (-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇu) 1. Moveable, locomotive. 2. Wandering about. E. car to go, and iṣṇuc aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु).—[car-iṣṇu], adj. Moveable, belonging to the animal world, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 1, 56.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु).—[adjective] moving, wandering, unsteady.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु):—[from car] mfn. ([Nirukta, by Yāska vii, 29; Pāṇini 3-2, 136]) moving, locomotive, unsteady, wandering about, [Ṛg-veda; Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Mahābhārata xii; Bhāgavata-purāṇa ii]
2) [v.s. ...] (with bīja, the semen of [moving beings id est. of] animals), [Manu-smṛti i, 56]
3) [v.s. ...] m. Name of a son of Manu Sāvarṇa, [Harivaṃśa 465]
4) [v.s. ...] of a son of Kīrtimat by Dhenukā, [Vāyu-purāṇa i, 28, 16] (variṣṭa [edition])Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cariṣṇu (चरिष्णु):—[(ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇuḥ-ṣṇu) a.] Moveable.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [adjective] moving; walking; wandering.
2) [adjective] not stable; not firm; unstable.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Carishnudhuma.
Ends with: Samcarishnu.
Search found 7 books and stories containing Carishnu, Cariṣṇu, Carisnu; (plurals include: Carishnus, Cariṣṇus, Carisnus). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Shrimad Bhagavad-gita (by Narayana Gosvami)
Verse 11.40 < [Chapter 11 - Viśvarūpa-darśana-yoga (beholding the Lord’s Universal Form)]
Chaitanya Bhagavata (by Bhumipati Dāsa)
Verse 3.2.233 < [Chapter 2 - Description of the Lord’s Travel Through Bhuvaneśvara and Other Placesto Jagannātha Purī]
The Brahmanda Purana (by G.V. Tagare)
Chapter 11 - The creation of Sages (saptarṣi) < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
Chapter 36 - The Lineage of Manu: Manvantaras < [Section 2 - Anuṣaṅga-pāda]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)