Kadarthana, Kad-arthana, Kadarthanā: 9 definitions


Kadarthana 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

[«previous next»] — Kadarthana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kadarthana (कदर्थन) or Kadarthanā (कदर्थना).—troubling, tormenting, torture.

Derivable forms: kadarthanam (कदर्थनम्).

Kadarthana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kad and arthana (अर्थन).

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

Kadarthana (कदर्थन).—. i. e. kad-arth + ana, n. and f. , Tormenting, [Daśakumāracarita] 169, 7.

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

Kadarthana (कदर्थन).—[neuter] [feminine] vexation, annoyance.

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

Kadarthana (कदर्थन):—[=kad-arthana] [from kad] f(ā)n. ([from] kadarthaya below), the act of tormenting, torture, trouble, [Daśakumāra-carita; Kathāsaritsāgara]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kadarthana (कदर्थन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kayatthaṇa, Kayatthaṇā.

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Kadarthana 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

[«previous next»] — Kadarthana in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kadarthanā (कदर्थना):—(nf) harassment; humiliation.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kadarthana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kadarthana (ಕದರ್ಥನ):—

1) [noun] the act of treating a person disrespectfully; insult; dishonour.

2) [noun] the act of annoying, interfering, meddling with so as to trouble or harm another.

3) [noun] the act or an instance of rendering a thing useless.

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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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