Kanina, Kānīna, Kanīna: 8 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Kānīna (कानीन):—Another name for Agniveśya (son of Devadatta), who was the fire-god Agni himself. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Kānīna (कानीन).—A child born to an unmarried woman. Vyāsa, Karṇa, Śibi, Aṣṭaka, Pratardana, and Vasumān were Kānīnas.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Kānīna (कानीन).—The son of Devadatta alias Agniveśya. He was the sage jātūkarṇija (Jātukarṇa-Burnouf). He was a manifestation of Fire God. With him originated the Brahmakula-Āgniveśyāyana.*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 21-22.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
Dharmashastra (religious law)Source: Shodhganga: The Vyavaharadhyaya of the Yajnavalkyasmriti
Kānīna (कानीन) refers to one of the twelve types of sons (putra) defined in the Vyavahārādhyāya of the Yājñavalkyasmṛti verse 2.128-132.—Kānīna i.e. a maiden son is one who is born of an unmarried daughter in her father’s house. That son is considered the son of the maternal grandfather if she remains unmarried and stays at her father’s house. After her marriage, the son belongs to her husband.
Dharmashastra (धर्मशास्त्र, dharmaśāstra) contains the instructions (shastra) regarding religious conduct of livelihood (dharma), ceremonies, jurisprudence (study of law) and more. It is categorized as smriti, an important and authoritative selection of books dealing with the Hindu lifestyle.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kānīna (कानीन).—m f S A son or a daughter of an unmarried woman. 2 A daughter's son.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
kānīna (कानीन).—m An issue of an unmarried woman. A daughter's son.
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-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kanīna (कनीन).—a. Ved. Young.
-nī 1 The little finger.
2) The pupil of the eye.
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Kānīna (कानीन).—[kanyāyā anūḍhāyā apatyaṃ aṇ kanīnādeśaḥ P.IV.1. 116]
1) The son of an unmarried woman; कानीनः कन्यका- जातो मातामहसुतो मतः (kānīnaḥ kanyakā- jāto mātāmahasuto mataḥ) Y.2.129; see also the definition given in Ms.9.172.
2) Name of Vyāsa.
3) Name of Karṇa. -a. Suitable to or designed for the eye-ball; Suśr. 2.353.13.
Derivable forms: kānīnaḥ (कानीनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kānīna (कानीन).—mf. (-naḥ-nī) The son or daughter of a young and unmarried woman. m.
(-naḥ) 1. A name of Vyasa. 2. Also of Karna, (being both horn of mothers who were unmarried.) E. kanyā a virgin or young girl, changed to kanīn and aṇ aff.
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 9.172 < [Section XXIII - The Twelve Kinds of Sons defined]
Verse 9.159-160 < [Section XXII - The Relative Status of the Twelve Kinds of Sons]
Verse 9.135 < [Section XVII - Property of one who has no Male Issue: the ‘Appointed Daughter’]
The Mahabharata (English) (by Kisari Mohan Ganguli)
The Devi Bhagavata Purana (by Swami Vijñanananda)
The Bhagavata Purana (by A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada)
Baudhayana Dharmasutra (by Georg Bühler)