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Racana

Racana racana n. the act of making , forming , arranging , preparing , composing Ka1v. ; mostly ({A}) f. arrangement , disposition , management , accomplishment , performance , preparation , production , fabrication a literary production , work , composition putting on , wearing (of a garment) arrangement (of troops) , array Pan5cat. ; contrivance , invention a creation of the mind , artificial image fixing the feathers on an arrow dressing the hair (cf. {keza-r-}) stringing flowers or garlands often ifc. with concrete meaning e.g. {nivAsa-recanA} a building {gIti-racanA} , a song {kUTa-racanA} , an artifice , trick accord. to L. also = {pari-spanda} or {pari-syanda} , {prati-yatna} , {granthana} , {gumpha} , {vyUha} , {niveza} , {sthiti} ; also = {pAza} , {bhAra} &c. , abundance , quantity ifc. after a word meaning hair {A}) f. N. of the wife of Tvashtri
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