Kirana, Kiraṇa: 23 definitions


Kirana means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

Kirana has 21 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Kiran.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[Deutsch Wörterbuch]

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

Kiraṇa (किरण):—

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Kiraṇa (किरण):—

5) Bez. von [?25 best Ketu Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 11, 10.] —

6) Titel eines zum Śaivadarśana gehörigen Buches [SARVADARŚANAS. 89, 18] (vgl. karaṇa). kiraṇākhyatantra (über Architectur) citirt von [BHAṬṬOTP.] zu [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 53.] —

7) f. ā Nomen proprium eines Flusses [Oxforder Handschriften 71,a,21.]

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

Kiraṇa (किरण):——

1) m. — a) Staub , Stäubchen. — b) Lichtstrahl. — c) etwa Faden [Ṛgveda (roth). 10,106,4.] [Atharvaveda 20,133.1.2.] — d) *Zügel. — e) Bez. bestimmter 25 Ketu. — f) *die Sonne. — g) Titel eines zum Śaivadarśana gehörigen Werkes. kiraṇākhyatantra n. über Architectur handelnd. —

2) f. kiraṇā N. eines Flusses.

context information

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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