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चरण ‎(caraṇan, m

  1. foot (Gobh., Mn., Bādar. MBh., etc.)
  2. pillar, support (Hariv.)
  3. tree root (L.)
  4. पाद ‎(pāda, metrical foot)
  5. dactyl
  6. section, division (Bhpr., Sarvad.)
  7. school or branch of the Veda
  8. going-about, course (RV., ŚBr.)
  9. acting, managing, performance, observance (AV., ŚBr. ŚāṅkhŚr. VP.)
  10. behavior (KāṭyŚr., ChUp.)
  11. good conduct (Kauś., MBh., Lalit.)
  12. practicing (Gobh., Nal.)
  13. grazing, eating (W., L.)
  14. a certain high number (Buddh., L.)



  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0389