Nekshana, Nekṣaṇa: 4 definitions


Nekshana 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.

Nekshana has 2 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Nekṣaṇa can be transliterated into English as Neksana or Nekshana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Nekṣaṇa (नेक्षण):—(von nikṣ) n. spitzer Stab, Spiess, Gabel oder ein ähnliches Kochgeräthe: srugdarvi.nekṣaṇamā.avanam [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 9, 6, 17.] [Kauśika’s Sūtra zum Atuarvaveda 2. 87.] — Vgl. nīkṣaṇa, mekṣaṇa .

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

Nekṣaṇa (नेक्षण):—n. spitzer Stab , Spiess , Gabel oder ein ähnliches Kochgeräthe.

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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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