Kshan, Kṣaṇ, Kṣan: 10 definitions


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The Sanskrit terms Kṣaṇ and Kṣan can be transliterated into English as Ksan or Kshan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaṇ (क्षण्) or Kṣan (क्षन्).—8 U. (kṣaṇoti, kṣaṇute, kṣata)

1) To hurt, injure; इमां हृदि व्यायतपातमक्षणोत् (imāṃ hṛdi vyāyatapātamakṣaṇot) Kumārasambhava 5.54.

2) To break (to pieces); (dhanuḥ) त्वं किलानमितपूर्वमक्षणोः (tvaṃ kilānamitapūrvamakṣaṇoḥ) R.11.72; (with [parā, -pari, -vi] used in the same senses as kṣaṇ).

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

Kṣaṇ (क्षण्).—[(u) kṣaṇu] r. 8th cl. (kṣaṇati, kṣaṇute) To kill, to injure.

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

Kṣaṇ (क्षण्).—ii. 8, kṣaṇu (probably for original kṣe-ṇu, cf. kṣi); [Parasmaipada.], [Ātmanepada.] To wound, [Kumārasaṃbhava, (ed. Stenzler.)] 5, 24. Pteple. of the pf. pass. kṣata, 1. Wounded, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 3, 53. 2. Destroyed, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 1, 2. 3. Violated, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 1, 67. n. A wound, [Suśruta] 2, 19, 1. Comp. A-, f. A virgin, [Yājñavalkya, (ed. Stenzler.)] 2, 130. m. pl. or n. sing. Fried grain, [Pañcatantra] 158, 4.

— With the prep. pari pari, parikṣata, 1. Wounded, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 122. 2. Hurt, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] [distich] 72. ati-pari-kṣata, Grievously wounded, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 7, 98.

— With vi vi, vikṣata, Hurt, Mahābhārata 2, 1816. vikṣata in apa-vikṣata, adj. Unhurt, [Śākuntala, (ed. Böhtlingk.)] 63, 3 C.

— With abhivi abhi-vi, abhivikṣata, Hurt, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 16, 21.

— With parivi pari-vi, parivikṣata, Wounded, Mahābhārata 1, 6906.

— Cf. in etc.; etc.; i. e. krav + tvan, etc.; etc; perhaps [Gothic.] skath, skathjan, skanda.

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

Kṣan (क्षन्).—kṣaṇoti [participle] kṣata (q.v.) hurt, harm, wound, break; [Middle] kṣaṇute refl. & [intransitive] — Cf. parikṣata, vikṣata.

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

1) Kṣaṇ (क्षण्):—See √kṣan.

2) Kṣan (क्षन्):—1. kṣan (or kṣaṇ) [class] 8. [Parasmaipada] kṣaṇoti ([Aorist] akṣaṇīt, [Pāṇini 7-2, 5]; cf. a-kṣaṇvat),

2) —to hurt, injure, wound, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] ([infinitive mood] kṣaṇitos, [xiv, 8, 14, 4]), [Kumāra-sambhava v, 54];

2) —to break (a bow), [Raghuvaṃśa xi, 72] : [Ātmanepada] kṣaṇute ([Aorist] [subjunctive] 2. sg. kṣaṇiṣṭhās, [Potential] kṣaṇvīta), to hurt one’s self, be injured or wounded, [Atharva-veda x, 1, 16; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa iv, 4, 3, 13 and 6, 1, 6; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa iii];—(cf. κτείνω καίνω ξαίνω σίνομαι for ξίνομαι?)

3) 2. kṣan [Aorist] [subjunctive] 3. [plural] √ghas q.v.

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

Kṣaṇ (क्षण्):—[(pa-u-ña) kṣaṇati, te] 1. d. To kill.

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

Kṣaṇ (क्षण्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Chaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshan 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kshan in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a moment, an instant; —[kshana] each and every moment; ~[jivi] evanescent, transient; ~[bhamgura] momentary, transitory; hence ~[bhamgurata] (nf)..—kshan (क्षण) is alternatively transliterated as Kṣaṇa.

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