Kshipanu, Kṣipaṇu: 7 definitions


Kshipanu 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 Kṣipaṇu can be transliterated into English as Ksipanu or Kshipanu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣipaṇu (क्षिपणु).—[kṣip-anuṅ]

1) An archer,

2) A weapon, मृगा इव क्षिपणोरीषमाणाः (mṛgā iva kṣipaṇorīṣamāṇāḥ) Ṛgveda 4.58.6.

3) Air, wind.

Derivable forms: kṣipaṇuḥ (क्षिपणुः).

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

Kṣipaṇu (क्षिपणु).—m.

(-ṇuḥ) Air, wind. E. kṣip to throw or send, to waft, Unadi affix anu.

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

Kṣipaṇu (क्षिपणु).—[masculine] archer or arrow.

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

1) Kṣipaṇu (क्षिपणु):—[from kṣip] m. ‘an archer’, or (u) n. ‘a missile weapon’ [Ṛg-veda iv, 58, 6]

2) [v.s. ...] m. air, wind, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 52.]

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

Kṣipaṇu (क्षिपणु):—(ṇu) 2. m. Air, wind.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshipanu 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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