Kshanin, Kṣaṇin: 7 definitions


Kshanin 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣaṇin can be transliterated into English as Ksanin or Kshanin, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣaṇin (क्षणिन्).—a. (- f.)

1) Having leisure.

2) Momentary.

3) Having a festival.

-nī Night.

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

Kṣaṇin (क्षणिन्).—mfn. (-ṇī-ṇinī-ṇi) Momentary, transient. f. (-ṇī) Night. E. kṣaṇa, ini and ṅīp affs.

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

Kṣaṇin (क्षणिन्).—i. e. kṣaṇa + in, adj. Being at leisure, Mahābhārata 2, 558.

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

1) Kṣaṇin (क्षणिन्):—[from kṣaṇa] mfn. idem, [Mahābhārata ii, 558]

2) [v.s. ...] momentary, transient, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Kṣaṇin (क्षणिन्):—[(ṇī-ṇinī-ṇi) a.] Momentary. () 1. f. Lightning.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshanin 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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