Kadanna, aka: Kad-anna; 5 Definition(s)


Kadanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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kadanna : (nt.) spoiled rice; bad food.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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kadanna (कदन्न).—n (S ku Bad, anna Food.) A general term for the lowest sorts of grain unfit for offerings &c. 2 Applied to dry, coarse, unsavory food.

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kadānna (कदान्न).—n (Corr. from kadanna) Any of the lowest sorts of grain.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kadānna (कदान्न).—n Any of the lowest sorts of grain.

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

Kadanna (कदन्न).—bad food.

Derivable forms: kadannam (कदन्नम्).

Kadanna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kad and anna (अन्न).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kadanna (कदन्न).—n.

(-nnaṃ) Bad food. E. kat for kut bad, anna food.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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