Yana, Yāna: 31 definitions


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

Yana has 29 English definitions available.

Alternative spellings of this word include Yaan.

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

Yāna (यान):—

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

Yāna (यान):——

1) Adj. führend (von einem Wege) , — zu (Gen. oder Adv. auf trā) [Ṛgveda (roth). 10,110,2.73,7.] —

2) f. yānī Bahn in einer Formel [Maitrāyaṇi 2,8,13.] —

3) n. — a) das Gehen , Fahren , Reiten , Marschiren (gegen den Feind). Das Wohin im Loc. oder im Comp. vorangehend , das Worauf im Instr. oder im Comp. vorangehend , das Wogegen im Acc. mit prati. Am Ende eines adj. Comp. f. ā. — b) Bahn [Taittirīya brāhmaṇa (Roth). 3,1,2,10.] — c) Fuhrwerk , Wagen , Vehikel überhaupt. In Comp. mit dem Zugthiere. — d) bei den Buddhisten das zur Erkenntniss führende Vehikel , das Mittel zur Erlösung von der Wiedergeburt.

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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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