Samkirna, Saṃkīrṇa: 6 definitions



Samkirna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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 Sankirn.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Saṃkīrṇa (संकीर्ण).—p. p.

1) Mixed together, intermingled.

2) Confused, miscellaneous.

3) Shattered, spread, crowded.

4) Indistinct.

5) In rut, intoxicated; मदोद्धतस्य नृपतेः संकीर्णस्येव दन्तिनः (madoddhatasya nṛpateḥ saṃkīrṇasyeva dantinaḥ) ... नेतारः खलु वाच्यताम् (netāraḥ khalu vācyatām) H.4.17.

6) Of mixted caste, of impure origin.

7) Impure, adulterated; तस्मात् संकीर्णवृत्तेषु वासो मम न रोचते (tasmāt saṃkīrṇavṛtteṣu vāso mama na rocate) Mb.1.79.9.

8) Narrow, contracted.

-rṇaḥ 1 A man of a mixed caste.

2) A mixed note or mode.

3) An elephant in rut, an intoxicated elephant; name of the fourth caste of elephants; Mātaṅga L.1.26,3.

-rṇam A difficulty.

-rṇā A kind of riddle; सा भवेदुभयच्छन्ना यस्यामुभयगोपनम् । संकीर्णा नाम सा यस्यां नानालक्षणसंकरः (sā bhavedubhayacchannā yasyāmubhayagopanam | saṃkīrṇā nāma sā yasyāṃ nānālakṣaṇasaṃkaraḥ) || Kāv.3.15.

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

Saṃkīrṇa (संकीर्ण).—[adjective] mixed, confounded, covered or filled with (—°); [neuter] & [feminine] confusion.

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

1) Saṃkīrṇa (संकीर्ण):—[=saṃ-kīrṇa] a etc. See saṃ-√kṝ.

2) [=saṃ-kīrṇa] [from saṃ-kṝ] b mfn. poured together, mixed, commingled etc.

3) [v.s. ...] crowded with, full of ([compound]), [Mahābhārata]

4) [v.s. ...] joined or combined with ([compound]), [Yājñavalkya [Scholiast or Commentator]]

5) [v.s. ...] mingled, confused, disordered, adulterated, polluted, impure, [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] born of a mixed marriage, [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] mixed, miscellaneous, of various kinds, manifold, [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra; Daśarūpa]

8) [v.s. ...] sprinkled ([especially] with fluid-exudation, as a rutting elephant; but cf. -nāga), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] contracted, narrow, [Horace H. Wilson]

10) [v.s. ...] scattered, strewed, spread, diffused, [ib.]

11) [v.s. ...] m. a man of mixed caste, [Bharata-nāṭya-śāstra]

12) [v.s. ...] (in music) a mixed note or mode

13) [v.s. ...] = -nāga, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) [v.s. ...] Name of an ancient sage ([varia lectio] saṃ-kīla), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

15) Saṃkīrṇā (संकीर्णा):—[=saṃ-kīrṇā] [from saṃ-kīrṇa > saṃ-kṝ] f. a kind of riddle (of a mixed character), [Kāvyādarśa iii, 105]

16) Saṃkīrṇa (संकीर्ण):—[=saṃ-kīrṇa] [from saṃ-kṝ] n. confusion (in vākya-s q.v.)

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

Saṃkīrṇa (संकीर्ण) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Saṃkiṇṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Samkirna in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Saṃkīrṇa (संकीर्ण) [Also spelled sankirn]:—(a) parochial, narrow; ~[] parochialism, narrowness.

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