Pun, aka: Puṇ, Pūṇ; 2 Definition(s)


Pun 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇ (पुण्).—6 P. (puṇati) To be virtuous or holy, act in a virtuous manner.

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Pūṇ (पूण्).—1 U. (pūṇayati-te) To heap together, accumulate, amass.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Puṇ (पुण्).—[puṇa] r. 6th cl. (puṇati) To be pure or virtuous, to do a pious or holy act. tu0 para0 saka0 seṭ .

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Pūṇ (पूण्).—r. 10th cl. (pūṇayati-te) To accumulate, to collect or heap together. cu0 ubha0 saka0 seṭ .

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