आख्यान

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Sanskrit[edit]

Noun[edit]

आख्यान (ākhyānan

  1. communication (Pāṇ., Kap., Kathās., etc.)
  2. narration, story (ŚBr., Nir., Pāṇ., etc.)
  3. (drama) telling of events which happened off-stage (Sāh.)

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 0129