Tosana, Tosanā, Toshana: 8 definitions

Introduction

Tosana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tosanā : (f.) the act of making joyful or giving pleasure.

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

Tosana, (adj. -n.) (see toseti) satisfying, pleasing; satisfaction Sn. 971. (Page 307)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tōṣaṇa (तोषण).—n S Pleasing, delighting, gratifying.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Toṣaṇa (तोषण).—a. [tuṣ-kartari lyu] Satisfying, gratifying, pleasing.

-ṇam [bhāve lyuṭ]

1) Satisfaction, gratification, contentment.

2) Anything that gives satisfaction, a gratification.

-ṇī An epithet of Durgā.

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Toṣaṇa (तोषण).—&c. See under तुष् (tuṣ).

See also (synonyms): toṣa.

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

Toṣaṇā (तोषणा).—(only nt. Sanskrit °ṇa, Pali tosaṇa), gratification: āvarjana-toṣaṇā-vismāpanā Bbh 140.27.

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

1) Toṣaṇa (तोषण):—[from toṣa] mf(ī)n. satisfying, gratifying, appeasing, pleasing, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. the act of satisfying or appeasing or delighting, [i, 2, 13] (ifc.)

3) [from toṣa] cf. su-.

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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. 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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