Akarna, Akarṇa: 14 definitions


Akarna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Akarṇa (अकर्ण):—(3. a + karṇa) adj. der keine Ohren hat, taub [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 454.]

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Akarṇa (अकर्ण):—adj. ohrenlos [ŚVETĀŚV. Upakośā 3, 19.]

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Akarṇa (अकर्ण):—adj. (f. ā) ohne Steuerruder: Schiff [Rāmāyaṇa Gorresio 2, 82, 6.] ohne ausspringende Unebenheit, - Zapfen u. s. w.: aśmamaṇḍala [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 53.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Akarṇa (अकर्ण):—Adj. (f. ā) —

1) nicht langohrig [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 6,1,6,7.] [Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 3,3,1,16.] —

2) taub [288,12.] —

3) ohne Steuerruder.

4) ohne eine ausspringende Unebenheit , — Zapfen.

5) ohne Karṇa (den Sohn der Kuntī) [Veṇīsaṃhāra 97.]

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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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