Kalanjana, Kāḷāñjana, Kala-anjana, Kālāñjana, Kalamjana: 6 definitions

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

The Sanskrit term Kāḷāñjana can be transliterated into English as Kalanjana or Kalianjana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kalanjana in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kāḷa-añjana black collyrium VinI . 203;

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kālāñjana (कालाञ्जन).—a sort of collyrium; न चक्षुषोः कान्तिविशेषबुद्ध्या कालाञ्जनं मङ्गलमित्युपात्तम् (na cakṣuṣoḥ kāntiviśeṣabuddhyā kālāñjanaṃ maṅgalamityupāttam) Ku.7.2,82.

- a small shrub used as a purgative (Mar. kāḷī kāpaśī).

Derivable forms: kālāñjanam (कालाञ्जनम्).

Kālāñjana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāla and añjana (अञ्जन).

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

Kālāñjana (कालाञ्जन):—[from kāla] n. a black unguent, [Kumāra-sambhava vii, 20]

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Kalanjana 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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Kannada-English dictionary

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

Kālāṃjana (ಕಾಲಾಂಜನ):—

1) [noun] a black collyrium.

2) [noun] the plant Helleborus niger of Ranunculaceae family.

3) [noun] name of a mountain.

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Kāḷāṃjana (ಕಾಳಾಂಜನ):—

1) [noun] a black collyrium.

2) [noun] the plant Helleborus niger of Ranunculaceae family.

3) [noun] name of a mountain.

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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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