Niranna, Nir-anna: 4 definitions


Niranna 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Nirann.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Niranna (निरन्न):—[=nir-anna] [from nir > niḥ] mfn. wanting food, starving, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] giving or yielding no food, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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Niranna in German

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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Niranna (निरन्न) [Also spelled nirann]:—(a) without (having taken any) food; devoid of/without cereals; (adv) fasting, without taking any food or cereals.

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