Kanthanalia, aka: Kaṇṭhanāḷa, Kaṇṭhanāla, Kantha-nala; 2 Definition(s)

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Kanthanalia 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 Kaṇṭhanāḷa can be transliterated into English as Kanthanala or Kanthanalia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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kaṇṭhanāḷa : (m.) the throat.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

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Kaṇṭhanāla (कण्ठनाल).—Stalklike throat, a throat, neck; कण्ठनालादपातयत् (kaṇṭhanālādapātayat) R.15.52. also.

Derivable forms: kaṇṭhanālam (कण्ठनालम्).

Kaṇṭhanāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kaṇṭha and nāla (नाल).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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