Girna, Gīrṇa: 8 definitions


Girna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gīrṇa (गीर्ण).—a. [gṝ karmaṇi-kta]

1) Swallowed, eaten up.

2) Described, praised.

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

Gīrṇa (गीर्ण).—mfn.

(-rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) 1. Praised. 2. Swallowed. E. gṝ to swallow or make known, affix kta.

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

1) Gīrṇa (गीर्ण):—1. gīrṇa mfn. (√1. gṝ) praised, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) 2. gīrṇa mfn. (√2. gṝ) swallowed, [Ṛg-veda x, 88, 2; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa iii, 46]

3) ‘swallowed (voice)’ id est. not uttered, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 10, 13] (cf. gara-gīrṇa.)

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

Gīrṇa (गीर्ण):—[(rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) a.] Praised, celebrated; swallowed.

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Girna 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

Girna in Hindi refers in English to:—(v) to fall, to come down, to collapse; to drop; to stumble, to tumble; to decrease (e.g. [bhava]—); to be degraded; to be spilt; to be afflicted by a disease; [girakara sauda karana] to strike a bargain at a discount; [girata-padata] in a tottering manner; [girati halata] worsening condition..—girna (गिरना) is alternatively transliterated as Giranā.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gīrṇa (ಗೀರ್ಣ):—

1) [adjective] praised; lauded; applauded; commended.

2) [adjective] described; detailed.

3) [adjective] swallowed.

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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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