Trinaskanda, Tṛṇaskanda, Trina-skanda: 5 definitions


Trinaskanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Tṛṇaskanda can be transliterated into English as Trnaskanda or Trinaskanda, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

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Source: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Tṛṇaskanda (तृणस्कन्द) occurs once in the Rigveda as the name of a prince, his subjects (viśaḥ) being referred to. The word may originally have meant ‘grasshopper’.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tṛṇaskanda (तृणस्कन्द).—[masculine] [Name] of a man.

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

1) Tṛṇaskanda (तृणस्कन्द):—[=tṛṇa-skanda] [from tṛṇa] a m. Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda i, 172, 3.]

2) [v.s. ...] b m. a grasshopper (see skanda).

[Sanskrit to German]

Trinaskanda in German

context information

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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