Kshinapunya, Kṣīṇapuṇya, Kshina-punya: 6 definitions


Kshinapunya 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 Kṣīṇapuṇya can be transliterated into English as Ksinapunya or Kshinapunya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣīṇapuṇya (क्षीणपुण्य).—a S Of consumed merit; whose merit, the rewards of it having been enjoyed, is extinct.

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

Kṣīṇapuṇya (क्षीणपुण्य).—a. one who has enjoyed all his stock of merit, and must work to acquire more in another birth.

Kṣīṇapuṇya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣīṇa and puṇya (पुण्य).

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

Kṣīṇapuṇya (क्षीणपुण्य).—mfn.

(-ṇyaḥ-ṇyā-ṇyaṃ) 1. Abandoned. 2. Having enjoyed the fruits of virtue, and being doomed by another birth to labour for more. E. kṣīṇa, and puṇya virtue.

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

Kṣīṇapuṇya (क्षीणपुण्य):—[=kṣīṇa-puṇya] [from kṣīṇa > kṣi] mfn. one whose merit is lost, who has enjoyed fruits of merit and is doomed to labour for more in another birth, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Kṣīṇapuṇya (क्षीणपुण्य):—[kṣīṇa-puṇya] (ṇyaḥ-ṇyā-ṇyaṃ) a. Abandoned; having exhausted all the fruits of merit, and being doomed to return to the world to labour for the acquisition of more.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

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Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṣīṇapuṇya (ಕ್ಷೀಣಪುಣ್ಯ):—[noun] a man who has lost religious merits (as from immoral, unethical deeds).

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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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