Girana, Girāṇa, Girāna: 8 definitions


Girana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

girāṇa (गिराण).—n (grahaṇa S) An eclipse.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

girāṇa (गिराण).—n (Cor. from grahaṇa) An eclipse.

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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

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

Giraṇa (गिरण).—n.

(-ṇaṃ) Swallowing. E. gṝ to swallow, lyuṭ aff.

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

Giraṇa (गिरण):—[from gir] n. (= gilana) swallowing, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Giraṇa (गिरण):—(ṇaṃ) 1. n. Swallowing.

[Sanskrit to German]

Girana 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Giranā (गिरना) [Also spelled girna]:—(v) to fall, to come down, to collapse; to drop; to stumble, to tumble; to decrease (e.g. [bhāva]—); to be degraded; to be spilt; to be afflicted by a disease; [girakara saudā karanā] to strike a bargain at a discount; [giratā-paḍatā] in a tottering manner; [giratī hālata] worsening condition.

2) Girānā (गिराना):—(v) to fell, to cause to fall, to pull down; to spill; to drop; to demolish; to abuse; to lower; to decrease; to degrade; [gire hue ko uṭhānā] to set a man on his feet.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Girāna (गिरान):—n. 1. downfall; downgrade; descent; 2. loss;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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