Vishanana, Viṣānana, Visha-anana: 5 definitions
Vishanana 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 Viṣānana can be transliterated into English as Visanana or Vishanana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Viṣānana (विषानन).—a snake.
Derivable forms: viṣānanaḥ (विषाननः).
Viṣānana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms viṣa and ānana (आनन). See also (synonyms): viṣāyudha, viṣāsya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-naḥ) A snake. E. viṣa poison, and ānana the face.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Viṣānana (विषानन):—[from viṣa > viṣ] a m. ‘p°-mouthed’, a snake, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) b viṣānala etc. See p. 996, col. 1.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Viṣānana (विषानन):—[viṣā+nana] (naḥ) 1. m. A snake.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Visha, Anana.
Full-text: Vishayudha, Vishasya.
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