Pancana, Pañcana, Pancan-na, Pamcana: 3 definitions


Pancana 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Panchana.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pañcana (पञ्चन).—a group of five deities like गणपति, विष्णु, शंकर, देवी (gaṇapati, viṣṇu, śaṃkara, devī) and सूर्य (sūrya).

Derivable forms: pañcanam (पञ्चनम्).

Pañcana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pañcan and na (न). See also (synonyms): pañcāyatanī.

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

Pañcaṇa (पञ्चण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Paṃcama.

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paṃcāna (ಪಂಚಾನ):—[noun] = ಪಂಚಾಲ [pamcala].

context information

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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