Kalanemihan, Kālanemihan: 3 definitions


Kalanemihan means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kālanemihan (कालनेमिहन्).—m.

(-hā) Krishna or Vishnu. see the preceding. E. kālanemi, and han who kills or destroys.

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

Kālanemihan (कालनेमिहन्):—[=kāla-nemi-han] [from kāla-nemi > kāla] m. ‘destroyer of Kāla-nemi’, Name of Kṛṣṇa or Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kālanemihan (कालनेमिहन्):—[kālanemi-han] (hā) 1. m. Idem.

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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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