刹那 meaning and pronunciation

刹那
Simplified/traditional characters

刹那 in English

chà nà

  • an instant (Sanskrit: ksana)
  • split second
  • the twinkling of an eye

HSK level

Characters

  • (shā): to brake;
  • (nà): that; those; then (in that case); commonly pr. [nei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing;