Caturanana, Caturānana, Catur-anana: 11 definitions

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Caturanana 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 Chaturanana.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

caturānana (चतुरानन).—a S Four-faced.

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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»] — Caturanana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Caturānana (चतुरानन).—an epithet of Brahmā; इतरतापशतानि यथेच्छया वितर तानि सहे चतुरानन (itaratāpaśatāni yathecchayā vitara tāni sahe caturānana) Udb.

Derivable forms: caturānanaḥ (चतुराननः).

Caturānana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and ānana (आनन). See also (synonyms): caturmukha.

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

Caturānana (चतुरानन).—m.

(-naḥ) A name of Brahma. E. catura four, and ānana face; four-faced.

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

Caturānana (चतुरानन).—adj. having four faces, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 5, 1, 30. Daśānana, i. e.

Caturānana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms catur and ānana (आनन).

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

Caturānana (चतुरानन).—[adjective] four-faced, [Epithet] of Brahman.

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

Caturānana (चतुरानन):—[=catur-ānana] [from catur > catasṛ] m. ‘four-faced’, Brahmā, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā vci, 16; Bhāgavata-purāṇa v, 1, 30; Kathāsaritsāgara xxiv.]

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

Caturānana (चतुरानन):—[caturā-nana] (naḥ) 1. m. Brahmā.

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

Caturānana (चतुरानन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Caurāṇaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Caturanana 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»] — Caturanana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Caturānana (ಚತುರಾನನ):—

1) [noun] Brahma, the Creator of the universe, who is conceived as having four faces.

2) [noun] a man characterised by cleverness and wit.

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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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