Khanitra: 12 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Wisdom Library: Bhagavata Purana
Khanitra (खनित्र):—Son of Pramati (son of Prāṃśu). He had a son named Cākṣuṣa. (see Bhāgavata Purāṇa 9.2)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Khanitra (खनित्र).—The son of Pramati, (Prajāpati, Viṣṇu-purāṇa) and father of Cākṣuṣa (Kṣupa, Vāyu-purāṇa) (Cakṣuṣa, Viṣṇu-purāṇa).*
- * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IX. 2. 24; Vāyu-purāṇa 86. 5; Viṣṇu-purāṇa IV. 1. 24.
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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
khanitra (खनित्र).—n S A spade or hoe; a tool gen. for digging. Ex. mahāpātaka kandakha0 ॥.
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
Khanitra (खनित्र).—[khan-itra P.III.2.184] A spade, hoe, a pick-axe; अगस्त्यः खनमानः खनित्रैः (agastyaḥ khanamānaḥ khanitraiḥ) Rv.1.179.6.
Derivable forms: khanitram (खनित्रम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-traṃ) A spade or hoe. E. khan to dig, itrac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khanitra (खनित्र).—[khan + itra], n. A spade, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 218.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khanitra (खनित्र).—[neuter] khanitrā [feminine] spade, shovel.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Khanitra (खनित्र):—[from khan] n. ([Pāṇini 3-2, 184]) an instrument for digging, spade, shovel, [Ṛg-veda i, 179, 6; Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa; Lāṭyāyana; Manu-smṛti] etc.
2) Khanitrā (खनित्रा):—[from khanitra > khan] f. idem, [Rāmāyaṇa] ([edition] [Bombay edition]), [ i, 40, 27]
3) Khanitra (खनित्र):—[from khan] m. Name of a prince, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa ix, 2, 24; Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa cxviii, 9 and 20.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khanitra (खनित्र):—(traṃ) 1. n. A spade or hoe.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Khanitra (खनित्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Khaṇitta.
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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 (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.
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The Markandeya Purana (by Frederick Eden Pargiter)
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The Garuda Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter CXXXVIII - Genealogy of royal princes (solar race) < [Brihaspati (Nitisara) Samhita]
Kautilya Arthashastra (by R. Shamasastry)
Chapter 18 - The Superintendent of the Armoury < [Book 2 - The duties of Government Superintendents]
Harivamsha Purana (by Manmatha Nath Dutt)
Chapter 42 - Jarasandha’s Instructions to the Kings < [Book 2 - Vishnu Parva]
The Vishnu Purana (by Horace Hayman Wilson)