Shakhacankramana, Śākhācaṅkramaṇa, Shakha-cankramana: 3 definitions
Shakhacankramana 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.
The Sanskrit term Śākhācaṅkramaṇa can be transliterated into English as Sakhacankramana or Shakhacankramana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Shakhachankramana.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śākhācaṅkramaṇa (शाखाचंक्रमण).—n (S Skipping from branch to branch, as that of a monkey &c.) Discursive or desultory study: also wandering away from the subject; constant digression.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Śākhācaṅkramaṇa (शाखाचङ्क्रमण).—'leaping from branch to branch', irregular study.
Derivable forms: śākhācaṅkramaṇam (शाखाचङ्क्रमणम्).
Śākhācaṅkramaṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śākhā and caṅkramaṇa (चङ्क्रमण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śākhācaṅkramaṇa (शाखाचङ्क्रमण):—[=śākhā-caṅkramaṇa] [from śākhā > śākh] n. skipping from branch to branch, desultory study, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
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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