Kanabha, Kaṇabha: 3 definitions
Kanabha 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kaṇabha (कणभ).—A kind of fly with a sting.
Derivable forms: kaṇabhaḥ (कणभः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaṇabha (कणभ).—m. A kind of fly (an autumn fly ?), [Suśruta] 2, 258, 1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kaṇabha (कणभ):—[=kaṇa-bha] [from kaṇa > kaṇ] m. ‘shining like a grain’ (kaṇa iva bhāti), a kind of fly with a sting, [Suśruta]
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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Ends with: Shukanabha.
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