Kshanaprabha, Kṣaṇaprabhā, Kshana-prabha: 7 definitions



Kshanaprabha 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 Kṣaṇaprabhā can be transliterated into English as Ksanaprabha or Kshanaprabha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

kṣaṇaprabhā (क्षणप्रभा).—f S Lightning. Ex. mēghīṃ sthirāvalī kṣa0 ॥.

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

kṣaṇaprabhā (क्षणप्रभा).—f Lightning.

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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»] — Kshanaprabha in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaṇaprabhā (क्षणप्रभा).—lightning.

Kṣaṇaprabhā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaṇa and prabhā (प्रभा). See also (synonyms): kṣaṇaprakāśā.

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

Kṣaṇaprabha (क्षणप्रभ).—mfn.

(-bhaḥ-bhā-bhaṃ) Gleaming, flashing. f. (bhā) Lightning, E. kṣaṇa a moment, and prabhā light.

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

1) Kṣaṇaprabha (क्षणप्रभ):—[=kṣaṇa-prabha] [from kṣaṇa] mfn. gleaming or flashing for an instant, [Horace H. Wilson]

2) Kṣaṇaprabhā (क्षणप्रभा):—[=kṣaṇa-prabhā] [from kṣaṇa-prabha > kṣaṇa] f. = -dyuti, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kṣaṇaprabha (क्षणप्रभ):—[kṣaṇa-prabha] (bhaḥ-bhā-bhaṃ) a. Gleaming, flashing. () 1. f. Lightning.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshanaprabha 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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