Dhunana, Dhūnana: 15 definitions
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dhunana : (nt.) shaking off; doing away with.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Dhunana, (nt.) (Sk. dhūnana) shaking, in °ka (adj.) consisting in shaking off, doing away with, giving up (kilesa°) SnA 373. (Page 342)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
-nam Shaking, agitation; निशान्तनारीपरिधानधूननम् (niśāntanārīparidhānadhūnanam) Śiśupālavadha 1.61.
Derivable forms: dhūnanaḥ (धूननः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Dhunana (धुनन).—(nt.; = Pali id., Childers, without reference(s), and °na-ka, ifc. [bahuvrīhi], [Pali Text Society’s Pali-English Dictionary]; AMg. dhuṇana; Sanskrit dhū- nana; to dhunati = Sanskrit dhunoti plus -ana), shaking, agitation: °na-kampana- Sādhanamālā 80.12; 82.10, 13, 15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) Shaking, agitation. E. dhu to shake, affix lyu also dhūnana &c.
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(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) Shaking, agitating. E. dhu to shake, śānac aff.
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(-naṃ) Shaking, agitating. E. dhū to shake, affix bhāve lyuṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhūnana (धूनन).—i. e. dhū, [Causal.], + ana, n. Shaking, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 6, 12.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhūnana (धूनन).—[neuter] shaking, stirring.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhunana (धुनन):—[from dhu] n. shaking, agitation, [Horace H. Wilson]
2) Dhunāna (धुनान):—[from dhunana > dhu] mfn. shaking, agitating, [ib.]
3) Dhūnana (धूनन):—[from dhūna > dhū] m. wind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
4) [v.s. ...] n. shaking, agitation, [Śiśupāla-vadha; Rājataraṅgiṇī]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhunana (धुनन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Shaking.
2) Dhunāna (धुनान):—[(naḥ-nā-naṃ) a. Idem.]
3) Dhūnana (धूनन):—(naṃ) 1. n. A shaking.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Dhūnana (धूनन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Dhuṇaṇa, Dhuṇaṇā.
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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.
Dhunanā (धुनना):—(v) to card or comb as (cotton); to beat thoroughly; to go on repeating; -, [sira] lit. to beat the head with the palms —to repent, to lament, to wail.
1) Dhuṇaṇa (धुणण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dhūnana.
2) Dhuṇaṇā (धुणणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Dhūnanā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
1) [noun] = ಧೂತಿ [dhuti].
2) [noun] (dance.) a regulated shaking of the hand or hands.
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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