Kuṇita, Kunita, Kūṇita, Kunīta, Ku-nita: 8 definitions


Kuṇita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Kuṇita, (or kuṇika)=kuṇa PvA. 123, 125 (or should it be kucita?). Cp. paṭi°. (Page 220)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kūṇita (कूणित).—a.

1) Shut, closed.

2) Contracted; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 4.2.

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Kunīta (कुनीत).—bad counsel, leading; तृणैश्छन्ना भूमिर्मतिरिव कुनीतैव विदुषः (tṛṇaiśchannā bhūmirmatiriva kunītaiva viduṣaḥ) Mu.6.11.

Derivable forms: kunītaḥ (कुनीतः).

Kunīta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ku and nīta (नीत).

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

Kūṇita (कूणित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Contracted, shut, closed. E. kūṇ to contract, affix kta.

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

1) Kunīta (कुनीत):—[=ku-nīta] [from ku] a m. bad leading, [Mudrārākṣasa]

2) [=ku-nīta] [from ku-niṣañja] b etc. See, [ib.]

3) Kūṇita (कूणित):—[from kūṇ] mfn. contracted, shut, closed, [Suśruta]

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

Kūṇita (कूणित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) p.] Closed, shut.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kūṇita (कूणित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Kūṇia, Kūṇiya.

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Kuṇita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kuṇita (ಕುಣಿತ):—

1) [noun] the act of moving up and down; a jumping; a leap.

2) [noun] the act of dancing.

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Kūṇita (ಕೂಣಿತ):—

1) [adjective] closed; shut.

2) [adjective] contracted; shrunk.

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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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