Sudana, Sudāna: 15 definitions

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Sudana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Sudan.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Sudāna (सुदान).—A Śiva god.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 32.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sūdana (सूदन).—n S Killing, esp. with the force of the word Slaughtering or slaying.

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

sūdaṇa (सूदण).—v t Kill or slay.

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sūdana (सूदन).—n Killing, slaughtering.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sūdana (सूदन).—a. (- f.) [सूद्-भावे ल्युट् (sūd-bhāve lyuṭ)]

1) Destroying, killing, destructive; दानवसूदन, अरिगणसूदन (dānavasūdana, arigaṇasūdana) &c.; विषीदन्तमिदं वाक्यमुवाच मुधुसूदनः (viṣīdantamidaṃ vākyamuvāca mudhusūdanaḥ) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 2.1,4.

2) Dear, beloved.

-nam 1 Destroying, destruction, massacre.

2) Assenting to, promising.

3) Ejecting, throwing away.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Sūdanā (सूदना).—f. (Sanskrit °na, nt.), destruction: kileśa-°nā (n. sg.) Lalitavistara 53.15 (verse).

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

Sūdana (सूदन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nī-naṃ) 1. Destructive, destroyer. 2. Dear, beloved. n.

(-naṃ) 1. Destroying, killing. 2. Assenting to, promising. 3. Ejecting, throwing away. E. ṣūd to injure or kill, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Sūdana (सूदन).—[sūd + ana], I. adj. Destructive, a destroyer, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 16, 67; 22, 116. Ii. n. Destroying, [Nala] 12, 126.

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

Sudāna (सुदान).—[neuter] a rich gift.

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Sūdana (सूदन).—[feminine] ā & ī leading well, putting in order; finishing, destroying ([neuter] as subst.).

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

1) Sudāna (सुदान):—[=su-dāna] [from su > su-tanaya] n. a rich or bounteous gift, [Subhāṣitāvali]

2) Sūdana (सूदन):—[from sūd] mf(ā or ī)n. putting in order, guiding aright, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] Paipp.

3) [v.s. ...] (generally ifc.) killing, destroying, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

4) [v.s. ...] n. the act of killing or slaying, destruction, [Harivaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] the act of assenting or promising (= aṅgī-karaṇa), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] the act of ejecting or throwing away (= nikṣepaṇa), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Sūdana (सूदन):—(naṃ) 1. n. Destroying. a. Destructive; beloved.

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

Sūdana (सूदन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sūḍaṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sudana 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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sūdana (सूदन) [Also spelled sudan]:——a Sanskrit suffix used to denote a killer/destroyer/conqueror of (as [ripusūdana, madhusūdana], etc.).

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Sūḍaṇa (सूडण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Sūdana.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sūdana (ಸೂದನ):—

1) [noun] the act or an instance of destroying, killing or eradicating.

2) [noun] he who destroys, kills or eradicates.

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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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