Samunna: 5 definitions


Samunna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Samunna, (saṃ+unna) moistened, wet, immersed S. IV, 158; cp. the similar passage A. II, 211 with ref. to taṇhā as a snare (pariyonaddha). (Page 688)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samunna (समुन्न).—a.

1) Wet, moist; यत्रोज्झिताभिर्मुहुरम्बुवाहैः समुन्नमद्भिर्न समुन्नमद्भिः (yatrojjhitābhirmuhurambuvāhaiḥ samunnamadbhirna samunnamadbhiḥ) Śiśupālavadha 4.15.

2) Dirty, soiled; समुन्नानीव वस्त्राणि ययुर्दुर्दर्शतां पराम् (samunnānīva vastrāṇi yayurdurdarśatāṃ parām) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 8.21.4.

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Samunna (समुन्न).—1 P. To rise, ascend, -Caus. To raise or lift up, erect.

Derivable forms: samunnam (समुन्नम्).

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

Samunna (समुन्न).—mfn.

(-nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) Wet, moist, moistened. E. sam before und to be wet, aff. kta .

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

Samunna (समुन्न):—[=sam-unna] [from sam-ud] mfn. well moistened or sprinkled, thoroughly wet, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Samunna (समुन्न):—[(nnaḥ-nnā-nnaṃ) a.] Wet.

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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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