Amaru: 8 definitions


Amaru means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Jainism

General definition (in Jainism)

Source: Tessitori Collection I

Amaru (अमरु) (Amara) is the author of the “Rājala-lavana” (dealing with Nemi and Rājul), which is included in the collection of manuscripts at the ‘Vincenzo Joppi’ library, collected by Luigi Pio Tessitori during his visit to Rajasthan between 1914 and 1919.

General definition book cover
context information

Jainism is an Indian religion of Dharma whose doctrine revolves around harmlessness (ahimsa) towards every living being. The two major branches (Digambara and Svetambara) of Jainism stimulate self-control (or, shramana, ‘self-reliance’) and spiritual development through a path of peace for the soul to progess to the ultimate goal.

Discover the meaning of amaru in the context of General definition from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amaru (अमरु).—Name of a king and poet who composed 1 verses which are usually known by the name अमरुशतक (amaruśataka); प्रज्ञानवानमरुकस्य कवेः प्रसारश्लोकाञ्छतं विवृणुतेऽर्जुनवर्मदेवः (prajñānavānamarukasya kaveḥ prasāraślokāñchataṃ vivṛṇute'rjunavarmadevaḥ) Amaru.

Derivable forms: amaruḥ (अमरुः).

See also (synonyms): amaruka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Amaru (अमरु).—[masculine] [Name] of a poet (also amarū & amarūka); amaruśataka [neuter] the hundred (stanzas) of Amaru.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Amaru (अमरु) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—amarU amarUka the author of the following poem. Quoted by Kṣemendra, Śp. p. 7. [Sūktikarṇāmṛta by Śrīdharadāsa] [Subhāshitāvali by Vallabhadeva]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Amaru (अमरु):—m. Name of a king, the author of the amaru-śataka, q.v.

[Sanskrit to German]

Amaru in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.

Discover the meaning of amaru in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Amaru (ಅಮರು):—

1) [verb] to be joined or fastened securely; to glue or stick oneself.

2) [verb] to fit in properly; to be proper or suitable; to be agreeable.

3) [verb] to fall upon; to rush upon violently.

4) [verb] to happen; to become.

5) [verb] to quarrel; to dispute heatedly.

6) [verb] to rebuke severely; to rebuke.

7) [verb] to join (one object ) with (another); to cause to be connected.

8) [verb] to fall into or be subject to, another’s control; to become subordinate to.

9) [verb] to help; to support.

--- OR ---

Amaru (ಅಮರು):—

1) [verb] (dial.) to hesitate, shrink work for want of confidence or due to laziness.

2) [verb] (dial.) to be shy of company of people.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of amaru in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Related products

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: