Kani, Kaṇī, Kanī: 11 definitions
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India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Kānī.—(IE 8-6), Bengali; a land measure equal to one- sixteenth of a Doṇ; cf. kākinī. Note: kānī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
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Kāṇi.—(IE 8-6; EI 24, 28, 30; SII 3) Tamil; a land measure equal to one-eightieth of a veli. (SITI), Tamil; a weight. Note: kāṇi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kaṇī (कणी).—f (kaṇa S) A broken bit; a particle (esp. of rice or other grain), a granule. 2 The portion remaining hard in grain imperfectly boiled. 3 R The flour used to thicken some preparations of vegetables. 4 pl The granulations of rich and fresh ghee, honey, candied sugar &c. 5 pl Broken kernels of rice: also particles of rice or other grain boiled. 6 The pupil of the eye. kaṇyā kaṇyā karaṇēṃ To beg meanly and importunately: also to excuse one's self abjectly. kaṇyā khāūna miśāṃsa tūpa lāvaṇēṃ To pinch one's belly in order to cut a dash in company.
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kānī (कानी).—f A disease attacking jōndhaḷā, the smut. C The loop either of the dāvēṃ or dāvaṇa; either the loop which encircles the bullock's neck, or that loop which, proceeding from the dāvaṇa, meets and is connected with this by a knot in the middle. 3 A string of a suspending sling.
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kānī (कानी).—. Add as second sense:--2 also kānhī, and this form is the common form, Dark discoloration upon the female breast, indicative of advanced conception. v yē.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kaṇī (कणी).—f A broken bit, a granule. kaṇyākaṇyā karaṇēṃ Beg meanly and importunately. dāntācyā kaṇyā karaṇēṃ To din a thing repeat- edly into one's ears-but with no effect.
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kanī (कनी).—A daughter or girl.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kanī (कनी).—f. (-nī) A girl, a maiden. E. kan to shine, ac and ṅīṣ affs.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kanī (कनी).—[feminine] girl, maiden (in [adjective] l. only [genetive] [plural]).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kaṇī (कणी):—[from kaṇa > kaṇ] f. = kaṇikā below, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) Kanī (कनी):—[from kana] f. a girl, maiden, [Ṛg-veda] (only [genitive case] [plural] kanīnām), [Pañcadaṇḍacchattra-prabandha; Kāvyādarśa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kanī (कनी):—(nī) 3. f. A girl.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Kanī (कनी):—f. Mädchen [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 510.] — Vgl. u. kanyā .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Kanī (कनी):—f. Mädchen , Jungfrau. In der alten Sprache nur im Gen. Pl. kanīnām. kanī Nom. [Pañcadaṇḍacchattrabandha]kani Voc. [KĀVYĀD.3,111.]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Kanī (कनी):—(nf) a particle; broken piece of rice; diamond dust; drop; —[cāṭanā] to commit suicide by an intake of diamond dust.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+61): Kanichi, Kanici, Kanidara, Kanigarattigal, Kanigiri, Kanigoshta, Kanija, Kanika, Kanikabhadra, Kanikara, Kanikara Vimana, Kanikaracchadaniya, Kanikaramakula, Kanikarapadhanaghara, Kanikarapupphiya, Kanikaravalikasamudda Vihara, Kanikera, Kaniki, Kanikka, Kanikkai.
Ends with (+82): Adakani, Anakani, Ankani, Arcana-vibhava-kani, Bacakani, Bacukani, Bahakani, Bakani, Barakani, Bhadakani, Bhakani, Bhasakani, Bhatakani, Bhavakani, Bhekani, Bhikani, Bicakani, Bukani, Cadakani, Cakani.
Full-text (+7): Kanici, Kana, Arcana-vibhava-kani, Kalakani, Kakanda, Civaraka, Hirakani, Kanikuta, Barhaka, Kanishthineya, Adakani, Mithakani, Samasika, Manjusaka, Kanana, Kanehatya, Paribhashika, Rajani, Loni, Nik.
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Early Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 6 - Aucitya theory and position of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā < [Chapter 4 - Position of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā in Sanskrit Poetics]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Temples in Papanasam < [Chapter XII - Temples of Kulottunga III’s Time]
Temples in Tiruvoymur < [Chapter IV - Temples of Vikrama Chola’s Time]
Temples in Tiruvarangulam < [Chapter XII - Temples of Kulottunga III’s Time]
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Chapter 86 - Thiruketheeswaram or Tirukketiccaram (Hymn 80) < [Volume 3.7 - Unto the last]
Chapter 74 - Thirunelvayil Arathurai or Tirunelvayil Aratturai (Hymn 3) < [Volume 3.6 - Pilgrim’s progress: away from Otriyur and Cankili]
Chapter 3 - Grace And Ethics < [Volume 4.2.2 - Philosophy of Soul]
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
The civilization of Babylonia and Assyria (by Morris Jastrow)