Sann, Saññ: 4 definitions


Sann means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hindi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Sann in India is the name of a plant defined with Crotalaria juncea in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Crotalaria fenestrata Sims (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Caryologia (2000)
· Hortus Bengalensis (1814)
· Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter (1993)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1985)
· Species Plantarum. (1802)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

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

Saññ°, is frequent spelling for saṃy° (in saṃyojana=saññojana e.g. ), q. v. (Page 670)

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sann in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) stunned, stupefied, dumb-founded, flabbergasted; (nm) swollen-headedness, hot-headedness, arrogance, hubris; —[raha/ho jana] to be stunned/stupefied/dumb founded/flabbergasted..—sann (सन्न) is alternatively transliterated as Sanna.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Sann is another spelling for सन्न [sanna].—adj./adv. 1. stunned; mentally agonizing; 2. with whizzing or whistling sound; 3. drinking with a gulp;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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