Pranana, Prāṇana: 9 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Prāṇana (प्राणन).—1 The throat.
-nam 1 Respiration, breathing.
2) Life, living.
Derivable forms: prāṇanaḥ (प्राणनः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naṃ) 1. Life, living. 2. The throat. E. pra before, an to live or breathe, aff. lyuṭ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāṇana (प्राणन).—i. e. pra-an + ana, I. n. Breathing,
Prāṇana (प्राणन).—[adjective] & [neuter] vivifying; [neuter] also breathing.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Prāṇana (प्राणन):—[from prān] mfn. vivifying, animating, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. the throat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] n. breathing, respiration, [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata; Śaṃkarācārya]
4) [v.s. ...] the act of vivifying or animating, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Prāṇana (प्राणन):—[prā+ṇana] (naṃ) 1 n. Life, living; the throat.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Prāṇana (ಪ್ರಾಣನ):—[noun] that part of a human or animal joining the head to the body, including the part of the backbone between the skull and the shoulders; the neck.
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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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
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