Kranda: 5 definitions


Kranda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kranda (क्रन्द).—Ved.

1) Neighing; अश्वस्येव वृषणः क्रन्द एति (aśvasyeva vṛṣaṇaḥ kranda eti) Av.11. 2.22.

2) A cry, calling out; क्रन्दाय ते प्राणाय (krandāya te prāṇāya) Av.11.2.3.

Derivable forms: krandaḥ (क्रन्दः).

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

Kranda (क्रन्द).—[masculine] krandana [neuter] crying, calling.

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

1) Kranda (क्रन्द):—[from krand] m. neighing, [Atharva-veda xi, 2, 22]

2) [v.s. ...] a cry, calling out, [Atharva-veda xi, 2, 2 and 4, 2.]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kranda (क्रन्द) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kaṃda.

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Kranda in German

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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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