Namna, Nāmnā: 2 definitions
Namna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nāmnā (नाम्ना):—[from nāman > nāma] ind. by name (also joined with 1. nāma)
2) [v.s. ...] with √kṛ ([Kāvya literature]) or vi-dhā ([Kathāsaritsāgara]) to call by a name
3) [v.s. ...] nāma (q.v.) with √grabh (grah) to mention or address by n°, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.
4) [v.s. ...] with √bhṛ, to bear or have a n°, [ib.]
5) [v.s. ...] with √kṛ ([Brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti etc.]), √dā or dhā ([Gṛhya-sūtra]), to give a n° call.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Nāmnā (नाम्ना):—(ind) through/by name (as —[paricaya honā] to know by name).
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Namnas.
Ends with: Sunamna.
Full-text (+43): Naman, Namakarana, Avacya, Paryamnata, Pratishrava, Kshudrakamanasa, Kautumbika, Hve, Ratnaparayana, Satavahana, Shabdamaya, Namnas, Rangh, Gamya, Bhuteshvara, Yaviyas, Srinka, Sutikshna, Lajjalu, Dakshinadeshana.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
Elephantology and its Ancient Sanskrit Sources (by Geetha N.)
Cidgaganacandrika (study) (by S. Mahalakshmi)
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 1554 < [Chapter 19b - (B) On analogical cognition]
Verse 1224 < [Chapter 17 - Examination of the Definition of Sense-perception]
Katha Upanishad with Shankara’s Commentary (by S. Sitarama Sastri)
Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)