Khinna: 8 definitions


Khinna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Srimad Valmiki Ramayana

Khinna (खिन्न) refers to “one distressed by fatigue”, according to the Rāmāyaṇa chapter 2.28. Accordingly:—“[...] soothening with kind words to Sītā, when eyes were blemished with tears, the virtuous Rāma spoke again as follows, for the purpose of waking her turn back: ‘[...] One distress by fatigue (khinna) has to sleep in nights on a bed of fallen leaves. Hence, living in a forest is very much a misery’”.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

khinna : (pp.) disappointed.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khinna (खिन्न).—p (S) Distressed, disquieted, grieved, afflicted, vexed.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

khinna (खिन्न).—p Distressed, afflicted.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Khinna (खिन्न).—p. p. [khid-kta]

1) Depressed, afflicted, dejected, distressed, suffering pain; गुरुः खेदं खिन्ने मयि भजति नाद्यापि कुरुषु (guruḥ khedaṃ khinne mayi bhajati nādyāpi kuruṣu) Ve.1.11; अनङ्गबाणव्रणखिन्नमानसः (anaṅgabāṇavraṇakhinnamānasaḥ) Gīt.3.

2) Fatigued, exhausted; खिन्नः खिन्नः शिखरिषु पदं न्यस्य गन्तासि यत्र (khinnaḥ khinnaḥ śikhariṣu padaṃ nyasya gantāsi yatra) Me. 13,4; तयोपचाराञ्जलिखिन्नहस्तया (tayopacārāñjalikhinnahastayā) R.3.11; Ch. P.3,2; Śi.9.11.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Khinna (खिन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) 1. Distrest, suffering pain or uneasiness. 2. Wearied, exhausted. E. khid to be pain, affix kta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Khinna (खिन्न).—[adjective] depressed, tired, weary, sad.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Khinna (खिन्न):—[from khid] mfn. depressed, distressed, suffering pain or uneasiness, [Manu-smṛti vii, 141; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] wearied, exhausted, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā xxxii, 1 etc.]

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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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