Mekshana, Mekṣaṇa: 5 definitions

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Mekshana 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 Mekṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Meksana or Mekshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mekṣaṇa (मेक्षण).—A wooden spoon.

Derivable forms: mekṣaṇam (मेक्षणम्).

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

Mekṣaṇa (मेक्षण).—[neuter] wooden stick or spoon. (mekhala [substantive] &) mekhalā [feminine] girdle (lit. & [figuratively]); also = seq.

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

Mekṣaṇa (मेक्षण):—n. (√mikṣ) a wooden stick or spoon for stirring up the Caru (q.v.) or taking small portions from it, [Brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Mekshana in German

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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