Kshanabhangura, Kṣaṇabhaṅgura, Kshana-bhangura: 5 definitions



Kshanabhangura 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣaṇabhaṅgura can be transliterated into English as Ksanabhangura or Kshanabhangura, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshanabhangura in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣaṇabhaṅgura (क्षणभंगुर).—a (S) That breaks in an instant; frail, fleeting, fugitive, transient, evaneseent, perishable.

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

kṣaṇabhaṅgura (क्षणभंगुर).—a Transient; frail.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshanabhangura in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaṇabhaṅgura (क्षणभङ्गुर).—a. transient, frail, perishable; मृगतृष्णासमं वीक्ष्य संसारं क्षणभङ्गुरम् (mṛgatṛṣṇāsamaṃ vīkṣya saṃsāraṃ kṣaṇabhaṅguram) H.4. 13.

Kṣaṇabhaṅgura is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaṇa and bhaṅgura (भङ्गुर).

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

Kṣaṇabhaṅgura (क्षणभङ्गुर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Transient, frail, perishable. E. kṣaṇa, and bhaṅgura breaking.

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

Kṣaṇabhaṅgura (क्षणभङ्गुर):—[=kṣaṇa-bhaṅgura] [from kṣaṇa] mf(ā)n. idem, [Bhartṛhari; Pañcatantra; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Kāmandakīya-nītisāra; Hitopadeśa]

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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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