Chikkana, Chikkaṇa: 2 definitions


Chikkana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chhikkana.

Ambiguity: Although Chikkana has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the Sanskrit word Cikkana. It further has the optional forms Chikkaṇa and Chikkaṇā.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Chikkana (छिक्कन).—n.

(-naṃ) Sneezing. f. (-nī) A small plant, (Artemisia sternutatoria.) E. chikka nominal verb, to sneeze, lyuṭ aff. or chik iti avyaktaṃ nāsikāśabdaṃ kanati śabdāyate kana-ac gaurā-ṅīṣ .

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

Chikkana (छिक्कन):—n. sneezing, [Horace H. Wilson]

context information

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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