Vikirna, Vikīrṇa: 10 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Vikirn.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण).—A river of the Ketumālā country.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 44. 17.
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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण).—A fault in the utterance of a vowel when one vowel appears, or is heard as another; cf.विकीर्णो वर्णान्तरे प्रसृतः । एकोप्यनेकनिर्भासीत्यपरे (vikīrṇo varṇāntare prasṛtaḥ | ekopyanekanirbhāsītyapare) Pradipa on the Mahabhasya Ahn. 1 end.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण).—p S Scattered, dispersed, diffused, spread abroad.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण).—f Scattered, diffused.
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
Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण).—p. p.
1) Scattered, dispersed.
4) Dishevelled (as hair).
-rṇam A particular fault in pronouncing vowels.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) 1. Scattered, extended, diffused. 2. Celebrated, famous. E. vi implying extension, kṛ to scatter, aff. kta .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण).—[adjective] scattered, dispersed; spread, covered with, full of (—°).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण):—[=vi-kīrṇa] [from vi-kṝ] mfn. scattered, thrown about, dispersed etc.
2) [v.s. ...] dishevelled (as hair), [Kumāra-sambhava] (cf. [compound])
3) [v.s. ...] filled with, full of ([compound]), [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] celebrated, famous, [Horace H. Wilson]
5) [v.s. ...] n. a [particular] fault in the pronunciation of vowels, [Patañjali]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण):—[vi-kīrṇa] (rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) a. Scattered, diffused; celebrated.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Vikīrṇa (विकीर्ण) [Also spelled vikirn]:—(a) diffused, scattered; disseminated; ~[na] diffusion, scattering; dissemination.
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Ends with: Pravikirna.
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