Pahanna: 2 definitions

Introduction:

Pahanna means something in 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.

Ambiguity: Although Pahanna has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Pahanana.

Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Pahanna in Hindi refers in English to:—(v) to wear (as clothes); to put on (as clothes, watch, ornaments, etc.); -[odhana] to dress up decently; to live well..—pahanna (पहनना) is alternatively transliterated as Pahananā.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Pāhaṇṇa (पाहण्ण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Prādhānya.

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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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