Adiraja, aka: Ādirājā, Ādirāja, Adi-raja; 5 Definition(s)
Adiraja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Ādirāja (आदिराज).—The son of Kuru who was a king of the Pūru dynasty. (See under Pūru).Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopaedia
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
India history and geogprahy
Ādirāja.—(EI 12), an ancient king, e. g., Bharata, Nala, Nahuṣa, etc.; founder of a royal family (Select Inscriptions, pp. 412, 415). Note: ādirāja is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Languages of India and abroad
ādirājā (आदिराजा).—m The first or founding Raja.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
Ādirāja (आदिराज).—the first king पृथु (pṛthu); an epithet of Manu.
Derivable forms: ādirājaḥ (आदिराजः).
Ādirāja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ādi and rāja (राज).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
(-jaḥ) The name of a king; also pṛthu. E. ādi and rājan a king, the first king; he was a form of Vishnu, and husband of Prithivi or the earth.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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