Araghatta, Araghaṭṭa, Ara-ghatta: 12 definitions

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India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Araghaṭṭa.—(EI 10, 14, 22), a water-drawing machine; a well with a water-wheel. Note: araghaṭṭa is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Araghatta in Pali glossary
Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Araghaṭṭa, (Sk. araghaṭṭaka (so Halāyudha, see Aufrecht p. 138), dialect. ) a wheel for raising water from a well Bdgh. on cakkavaṭṭaka at CV. V, 16, 2 (Vin. II, 318). So read for T. arahatta-ghaṭi-yanta acc to Morris, J. P. T. S. 1885, 30; cp. also Vin. Texts III, 112.—The 2rd part of the cpd. is doubtful; Morris & Aufrecht compare the modern Hindī form arhaṭ or rahaṭ “a well-wheel”. (Page 76)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Araghatta in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट).—[araiḥ ghaṭṭyate racyate asau]

1) a wheel or machine for raising water from a well (Mar. rāhāṭa). (It usually consists of a single wheel with spokes on each side serving as handles to turn it, and a rope with a bucket attached to it passes over this wheel); °ट्टं खेलयमानः (ṭṭaṃ khelayamānaḥ) Pt.4 turning this machine; °घटी (ghaṭī) a bucket so used; कूपमासाद्य °टीमार्गेण सर्पस्तेनानीतः (kūpamāsādya °ṭīmārgeṇa sarpastenānītaḥ) Pt.4.

2) a deep well.

Derivable forms: araghaṭṭaḥ (अरघट्टः).

Araghaṭṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ara and ghaṭṭa (घट्ट). See also (synonyms): araghaṭṭaka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट).—m.

(-ṭṭaḥ) 1. A machine for raising water from a well. 2. A deep well. E. ara quickly, and ghaṭṭa to move, affix ac.

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

Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट).—[ara-ghaṭṭ + a], m. A wheel or a machine for raising water from a well, [Pañcatantra] 209, 24.

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

Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट).—[masculine] a wheel for raising water from a well.

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

1) Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट):—[=ara-ghaṭṭa] [from ara] m. a wheel or machine for raising water from a well ([Hindi] ارهٿ), [Pañcatantra]

2) [v.s. ...] a well, [Rājataraṅgiṇī]

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

Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट):—[ara-ghaṭṭa] (ṭṭaḥ) 1. m. A machine for raising water; a deep well.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Araghaṭṭa (अरघट्ट) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Arahaṭṭa.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Araghatta in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Araghaṭṭa (ಅರಘಟ್ಟ):—[noun] = ಅರಘಟ್ಟಕ [araghattaka].

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