Vihanana: 7 definitions


Vihanana 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.

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vihanana (विहनन).—

1) Killing, striking.

2) Hurt, injury.

3) Obstruction, obstacle, impediment.

4) A bow for cleaning cotton.

Derivable forms: vihananam (विहननम्).

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

Vihanana (विहनन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Opposition, obstruction, impediment. 2. Injury, hurting. 3. Killing. 4. A bow for cleaning cotton. E. vi before han to kill or hurt, aff. lyuṭ .

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

Vihanana (विहनन).—[vi-han + ana], m. 1. Impediment. 2. Killing, injuring. 3. A

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

1) Vihanana (विहनन):—[=vi-hanana] [from vi-hata > vi-han] n. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) killing, slaying

2) [v.s. ...] hurting, injury

3) [v.s. ...] opposition, obstruction

4) [v.s. ...] a bow-like instrument for carding cotton.

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

Vihanana (विहनन):—[vi-hanana] (naṃ) 1. n. Opposition; injury; killing; bow for cleaning cotton.

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

Vihanana (विहनन) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vihammāṇā.

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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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