Kinkani, Kiṅkaṇī: 4 definitions



Kinkani 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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kiṅkaṇī (किंकणी).—f (kiṅkiṇī S) A little bell (as of the wreath of bells around a bullock's neck, or of any tinkling girdle or ornament).

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kiṅkaṇī (किंकणी).—f (Commonly kiṅkaḷī) A shrill cry, a scream or shriek. v phōḍa, mōkaḷa.

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

kiṅkaṇī (किंकणी).—f A shrill cry.

context information

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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kiṅkaṇī (किङ्कणी).—

1) A small bell or tinkling ornament; क्वणत्कनककिङ्किणीझणझणा- यितस्यन्दनैः (kvaṇatkanakakiṅkiṇījhaṇajhaṇā- yitasyandanaiḥ) U.5.5;6.1; Śi.9.74; Ku.7.49.

2) Name of an acid sort of grape.

See also (synonyms): kiṅkiṇikā, kiṅkiṇī, kiṅkaṇīkā.

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

Kiṅkaṇī (किङ्कणी):—[varia lectio] for kiṅkiṇī.

context information

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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