Karttana; 2 Definition(s)

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Karttana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

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karttana (कर्त्तन).—n S Cutting, clipping, shearing. 2 Spinning.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Karttana (कर्त्तन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Cutting, cutting off or in pieces. 2. Spinning cotton or thread. f. (-nī) Scissors. E. kṛt to cut, lyuṭ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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Relevant definitions

Search found 4 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Kantana
kāṇṭaṇa (कांटण) [-pa, -प].—n Pounding. The quantity taken to be pounded.
Katanem
kaṭaṇēṃ (कटणें).—v i Be be-grimed. Be practised or versed. Toil. Be cut or diminished. kaṭūna k...
Kataranem
kātaraṇēṃ (कातरणें).—v t Cut with scissors. Cut by gnawing. Shear.
Avakarttana
Avakarttana (अवकर्त्तन).—n. (-naṃ) Excision, cutting off. E. ava and karttana cutting.

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