Cuna, Cunā: 5 definitions
Cuna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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 Chuna.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Cūnā.—same as Sanskrit cūrṇa, lime (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXIV, p. 144). Note: cūnā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cunā (चुना).—m (cūrṇa S) Lime. 2 fig. Utter demolition or destruction; crumbled, crushed, or ruined state.
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cūṇa (चूण).—f n Husks and fragments (of pulse) given as food to cattle. 2 f (S) A small ruby, diamond, or other gem. 3 Ruffles, plaits, crimpling; crimpled or plaited form or state.
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cūna (चून).—n W Cocoanut-scrapings.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
cunā (चुना).—m Lime. Fig. Utter destruction.
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cūṇa (चूण).—f Husks and fragments given as food to cattle. A small ruby. Ruffles.
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cūna (चून).—n Cocoanut-scrapings.
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 dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Cuṇa (चुण):—(śa) cuṇati 6. a. To cut or pierce.
2) Cūṇa (चूण):—(ka) coṇayati 10. a. To contract, to close or shrink.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
1) Cūna (चून) [Also spelled chun]:—(nm) flour, wheat-meal.
2) Cūnā (चूना) [Also spelled chuna]:—(v) to leak; to drop; to ooze (as [koḍha]); (nm) lime; ~[dānī] a small lime-case; a watch that does not record correct time; —[lagānā], ([ke]) to dupe, to bamboozle
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