Pitrikanana, Pitṛkānana, Pitri-kanana: 8 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Pitrikanana 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.

The Sanskrit term Pitṛkānana can be transliterated into English as Pitrkanana or Pitrikanana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Pitrikanana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pitṛkānana (पितृकानन).—a cemetery; अभ्यभावि भरताग्रजस्तया वात्य- येव पितृकाननोत्थया (abhyabhāvi bharatāgrajastayā vātya- yeva pitṛkānanotthayā) R.11.16.

Derivable forms: pitṛkānanam (पितृकाननम्).

Pitṛkānana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pitṛ and kānana (कानन).

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

Pitṛkānana (पितृकानन).—n.

(-naṃ) A cemetery. E. pitṛ an ancestor, and kānana a wood.

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

Pitṛkānana (पितृकानन).—[neuter] cemetery (grove of the fathers).

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

Pitṛkānana (पितृकानन):—[=pitṛ-kānana] [from pitṛ] n. ‘ancestor-grove’, place frequented by the Pitṛs, place of the departed, [Rāmāyaṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

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

Pitṛkānana (पितृकानन):—[pitṛ-kānana] (naṃ) 1. n. A cemetery.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pitrikanana in German

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

[«previous next»] — Pitrikanana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pitṛkānana (ಪಿತೃಕಾನನ):—[noun] a burial ground or crematory place.

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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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