Kadana, Kaḍaṇa: 14 definitions
Kadana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa
Kadana (कदन) refers to “pain” and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 4.8 and 14.99.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaḍaṇa (कडण) [or कडणें, kaḍaṇēṃ].—n C A matted or platted branch of the Cocoanut, esp. a half-branch, a cadjan.
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kaḍaṇa (कडण).—f R (kaḍa) Edge or verge (esp. of a precipice or steep bank). 2 A side of the body; a hypochondre or flank. 3 Abraded and itching state of the sides from the rubbing of the dhotar. kaḍaṇī pl is the customary form--the hypochondres or flanks. This sense belongs to Rajapur; in some parts of the Konkan̤ kaḍaṇī is sing--a flank.
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kadana (कदन).—n (kaṇḍana S) Massacre or slaughter; a general killing.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kaḍaṇa (कडण).—f Edge or verge (esp. of a preci- pice or steep bank). A side of the body.
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kadana (कदन).—n Massacre, a general killing.
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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Slaughter, havoc, destruction; नारदाच्चैव शुश्राव वृष्णीनां कदनं महत् (nāradāccaiva śuśrāva vṛṣṇīnāṃ kadanaṃ mahat) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 1.2.351;3.178.2; Uttararāmacarita 5.1.
Derivable forms: kadanam (कदनम्).
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Kadana (कदन).—See under कद् (kad).
Derivable forms: kadanam (कदनम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Killing, destroying. 2. Sin. 3. War. E. kad to kill or injure, affix lyuṭ.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kadana (कदन).—[kad + ana], n. Killing, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 65, 23.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kadana (कदन).—[neuter] slaughter, destruction.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kadana (कदन):—[from kad] n. destruction, killing, slaughter, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Pañcatantra etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kadana (कदन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Killing; sin; war.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Kaḍaṇa (कडण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kadana.
2) Kaḍaṇa (कडण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kaṭana.
3) Kaḍaṇa (कडण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kaṭana.
4) Kaḍaṇā (कडणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kaṭanā.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Kaḍaṇa (ಕಡಣ):—[noun] the hair that has interwoven, felted or tangled together into a thick mass; a matted hair; a felt of hair.
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1) [noun] the act or process of destroying; demolition or slaughter; destruction.
2) [noun] a fight, esp. a large-scale engagement, between armed forces; a battle.
3) [noun] an offense against God, religion or good morals; a sin.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+3): Kadanabahira, Kadanagali, Kadanakalim, Kadanakamuka, Kadanakana, Kadanakautuhala, Kadanakeli, Kadanakolahala, Kadanakshetra, Kadanaku, Kadanakutuhala, Kadanalagge, Kadanalampata, Kadanalapa, Kadanamaheshvara, Kadanapatha, Kadanapriya, Kadanapura, Kadanaragi, Kadanaravalu.
Ends with (+4): Akadana, Chagadipancakadana, Darikadana, Dhatikadana, Ekkadana, Elaichi badikadana, Jakadana, Kadakadana, Kshayikadana, Lakadana, Lokapalashtakadana, Madanakadana, Madhuparkadana, Muskadana, Naimittikadana, Naukadana, Pakadana, Prakirnakadana, Ranjakadana, Shamakadana.
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