Kananari, Kānanāri, Kanana-ari: 3 definitions

Introduction

Kananari 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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kānanāri (काननारि).—a species of the mimosa tree (śamī).

Derivable forms: kānanāriḥ (काननारिः).

Kānanāri is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kānana and ari (अरि).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kānanāri (काननारि).—m.

(-riḥ) The S'ami or S'ain tree, (Mimosa albida:) see samī. E. kānana, and ari enemy; injurious to a wood; being a thorny tree.

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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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