Catana, Cāṭaṇa, Caṭana, Cātana: 5 definitions
Catana 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 Chatana.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cāṭaṇa (चाटण).—n (cāṭaṇēṃ) A form of medicine, an electuary or bolus, a lambative or linctus.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
cāṭaṇa (चाटण).—n A form of medicine, a lambative.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Cracking, splitting.
2) Falling off in small pieces.
Derivable forms: caṭanam (चटनम्).
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Cātana (चातन).—a. Driving away, removing.
-nam 1 Tormenting, afflicting.
2) Removing, scaring away.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Caṭana (चटन):—[from caṭ] a n. cracking, splitting, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) [v.s. ...] falling off in small pieces, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) b ṭikā, etc. See √caṭ.
4) Cātana (चातन):—mfn. (√cat, [Causal]) ifc. ‘driving away’ See abhiśasti-, amīva-, arāya-, durṇāma-, piśāca-, bhrātṛvya-, yātu-, sadānvā-, and sapatna-cātana
5) m. Name of the Ṛṣi of the Cātana verses, [Atharva-veda; Anukramaṇikā]
6) n. certain verses of the [Atharva-veda] (for exorcising demons), [Kauśika-sūtra 8; 25; 80; 136.]
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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