Kshinadhana, Kṣīṇadhana, Kshina-dhana: 4 definitions


Kshinadhana 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 Kṣīṇadhana can be transliterated into English as Ksinadhana or Kshinadhana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kṣīṇadhana (क्षीणधन).—a. reduced to poverty, impoverished.

Kṣīṇadhana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣīṇa and dhana (धन).

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

Kṣīṇadhana (क्षीणधन):—[=kṣīṇa-dhana] [from kṣīṇa > kṣi] mfn. having diminished wealth, impoverished.

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

Kṣīṇadhana (क्षीणधन):—[kṣīṇa-dhana] (naḥ-nā-naṃ) a. Poor.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshinadhana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṣīṇadhana (ಕ್ಷೀಣಧನ):—[noun] a man lacking material possessions or having little or no means to support himself; a needy, impoverished man.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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