Nutana, Nūtana: 18 definitions

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Nutana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Nutan.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Nūtana (नूतन).—The name of the varṣanāḍi or ray of the sun.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 53. 20.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Sports, Arts and Entertainment (wordly enjoyments)

Source: archive.org: Syainika Sastra of Rudradeva with English Translation (art)

Nūtana (नूतन) refers to the “fresh-grown (feathers)” (of well-treated hawks), according to the Śyainika-śāstra: a Sanskrit treatise dealing with the divisions and benefits of Hunting and Hawking, written by Rājā Rudradeva (or Candradeva) in possibly the 13th century.—Accordingly, [while discussing the treatment of hawks]: “Finding the birds healthy and well-developed by the use of the tonic medicines mentioned above, and when they look beautiful with their fresh-grown feathers (nūtana-chada) and handsome with their wings which shine like sapphire, when they look charming with feathers on their breast looking like pearls, [...] their owner should then call them on auspicious day. [...]”.

Arts book cover
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This section covers the skills and profiencies of the Kalas (“performing arts”) and Shastras (“sciences”) involving ancient Indian traditions of sports, games, arts, entertainment, love-making and other means of wordly enjoyments. Traditionally these topics were dealt with in Sanskrit treatises explaing the philosophy and the justification of enjoying the pleasures of the senses.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nūtana : (adj.) new; fresh.

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

Nūtana, (adj.) (Vedic nūtana, adj. -formation fr. adv. nū, cp. nūna. In formation cp. Sk. śvastana (of to-morrow), Lat. crastinus etc. ) “of now, ” i.e. recent, fresh, new Dāvs. IV, 47. (Page 376)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nūtana (नूतन).—a (S) New, fresh, young, recent. 2 Used as ad Lately.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

nūtana (नूतन).—a New, fresh, young. ad Lately.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nūtana (नूतन).—a. [nava eva svārthe tanap nurādeśaśca]

1) New; नूतनो राजा समाज्ञापयति (nūtano rājā samājñāpayati) Uttararāmacarita 1.; R.8.15; नूतनजलधररुचये (nūtanajaladhararucaye) Bhāṣā P.; सालावृकाणां स्त्रीणां च स्वैरिणीनां सुरद्विषः । सख्यान्याहुर- नित्यानि नूत्नं नूत्नं विचिन्वताम् (sālāvṛkāṇāṃ strīṇāṃ ca svairiṇīnāṃ suradviṣaḥ | sakhyānyāhura- nityāni nūtnaṃ nūtnaṃ vicinvatām) || Bhāgavata 8.9.1.

2) Fresh, young.

3) Present.

4) Instantaneous.

5) Recent, modern.

6) Curious, strange.

-nam Youth, juvenility.

See also (synonyms): nūtna.

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

Nūtana (नूतन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. New, recent, fresh, young, &c. 2. Present. 3. Instantaneous. 4. Modern. 5. Curious. E. nava new, substituted for it, and tanap aff. nurādeśaśca .

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

Nūtana (नूतन).—[nū + tana] (1. nu, cf. nava), adj., f. , 1. New, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 7. 2. Fresh, young, [Kathāsaritsāgara, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 24, 228. 3. Strange, [Hitopadeśa] 77, 7.

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

Nūtana (नूतन).—[adjective] new, recent, fresh, young.

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

1) Nūtana (नूतन):—mf(ā)n. ([from] 1. nu, or ), belonging to ‘now’ or the present day, new, novel, recent, modern, young, fresh (opp. to pūrva, purāṇa etc.), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) (with vayas n. youth, juvenility, [Harṣacarita])

3) new id est. curious, strange, [Bālarāmāyaṇa vii, 69; Hitopadeśa ii, 168/169.]

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

Nūtana (नूतन):—[nū-tana] (naḥ-nā-naṃ) a. New, fresh.

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

Nūtana (नूतन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇūtaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nutana 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nūtana (नूतन) [Also spelled nutan]:—(a) new, novel; ~[] newness, novelty.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Ṇūtaṇa (णूतण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Nūtana.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nūtana (ನೂತನ):—

1) [adjective] never existing before; of recent origin, production, purchase, etc.; appearing, thought of, developed, etc. recently.

2) [adjective] beautiful; attractive; good-looking.

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Nūtana (ನೂತನ):—

1) [noun] that which has come into existence, is produced, purchased, appeared, thought of, recently.

2) [noun] a man of recent or current time.

3) [noun] any of renowned Śaiva devotees of recent times (not grouped in the set of very old devotees).

4) [noun] a beautiful, attractive thing.

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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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