Vishanana, Viṣānana, Visha-anana: 5 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Viṣānana can be transliterated into English as Visanana or Vishanana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Viṣānana (विषानन).—m.

(-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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Vishanana in German

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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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