Vikarna, Vikarṇa, Vikarṇā: 13 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Vikarn.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Vikarṇa (विकर्ण):—(2. vi + karṇa)

1) adj. a) etwa auseinanderstehende Ohren habend (als gute Eigenschaft eines best. Hausthiers) [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 5, 17, 13.] — b) keine Ohren habend, taub [Spr. 3915.] —

2) m. a) eine Art Pfeil [Mahābhārata 7, 7420. 8, 3758.] Vgl. vikarṇin . — b) Nomen proprium eines Mannes [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 117. 124.] [Mahābhārata 13, 688.] ein Sohn Karṇa’s [Harivaṃśa 1704.] Dhṛtarāṣṭra’s [Mahābhārata 1, 2447. 2729. 3810. 4543. 4, 1151. 5, 791.] [Bhagavadgītā 1, 8.] — c) pl. Nomen proprium einer Völkerschaft [Mahābhārata 6, 2105.] Vgl. vikarṇika . —

3) f. ī Bez. einer best. Iṣṭakā [Taittirīyasaṃhitā 5, 3, 7, 3.] [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 8, 5, 4, 9. 7, 3, 9. 10, 1, 3, 7.] [Kātyāyana’s Śrautasūtrāṇi 17, 7, 11. 20.] —

4) n. Name eines Sāman [Taittirīyabrāhmaṇa.1,2,4,3.] [Aitareyabrāhmaṇa.4,19.] [Aśvalāyana’s Śrautasūtrāni.8,6,16.] [LĀṬY.4,7,1.] [Weber’s Indische Studien.3,236,b.] mṛtyorvikarṇabhāse [229,b.] — Vgl. vaikarṇa, vaikarṇi, vaikarṇeya .

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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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