Irana, aka: Iraṇa, Īraṇa; 3 Definition(s)

Introduction

Irana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

[Irana in Vyakarana glossaries]

Irana (इरन).—tad. affix (इर (ira)) in the sense of possession applied in Vedic Literature; to मेघा (meghā) e.g. cf. P. मेधिरः (medhiraḥ) V.2.109 Vārt. 3.

(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[Irana in Marathi glossaries]

iraṇa (इरण).—f A shrub, Clerodendron Philomoides.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

[Irana in Sanskrit glossaries]

Iraṇa (इरण).—

1) A desert.

2) Salt or barren ground; cf. इरिण (iriṇa).

Derivable forms: iraṇam (इरणम्).

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Īraṇa (ईरण).—a. [īra-lyuṭ] Agitating, driving.

-ṇaḥ The wind.

-ṇam 1 Agitating, moving, driving.

2) Going.

3) = इरण (iraṇa) q. v.

(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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