Khavana, Khavaṇā: 2 definitions
Khavana means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Languages of India and abroad
khavaṇā (खवणा).—m A large scraper or scoop (for cocoanuts &c.) Gen. it has a wooden stand and stem.
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khavaṇā (खवणा).—a Sharp, surly &c. See khavanā.
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khavanā (खवना).—a Sharp, surly, cynical, morose, bitter, biting--person or speech.
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.
1) Khavaṇa (खवण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kṣapaṇa.
Khavaṇa has the following synonyms: Khavaṇaya.
2) Khavaṇā (खवणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kṣapaṇā.
3) Khāvaṇa (खावण) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Khyāpana.
4) Khāvaṇā (खावणा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Khyāpanā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Khavananem, Khavanaya.
Ends with: Bhakkhavana, Jhamkhavana, Lakhavana, Shankhavana, Shikhavana, Sikhavana, Sikkhavana, Sikkhavana, Vikkhavana.
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