Purani, Puraṇī: 4 definitions


Purani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

puraṇī (पुरणी).—f (Verbal of puraṇēṃ q. v.) Driving into or fixing in the ground (stakes, plants). 2 See puraṇa, esp. in the two last senses. 3 A turban of daśā, i. e. of unclosed ends (so that a border may be added).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

puraṇī (पुरणी).—f A kind of turban.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Pūraṇī (पूरणी):—[from pūraṇa > pūra] f. an ordinal number in the feminine gender, [Pāṇini v, 4, 116 etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Bonibax Heptaphyllum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] ([dual number]) the cross threads in weaving cloth, warp, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Durgā, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

5) [v.s. ...] of one of the two wives of the popular deity Ayenār, [Religious Thought and Life in India 219]

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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 (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

Purāṇi (ಪುರಾಣಿ):—

1) [noun] = ಪುರಾಣಿಕ - [puranika -] 2.

2) [noun] she who is existing without a beginning; a primardial goddess (as any of Pārvati, Lakṣmi, Sarasvati).

3) [noun] the tree Buchanania lanzan ( = B. latifolia) of Anacardiaceae family; forest mango tree.

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Pūraṇi (ಪೂರಣಿ):—[noun] = ಪೂರಣ - [purana -] 9 & 10.

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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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