Arakta, Ārakta: 8 definitions

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Arakta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Arakt.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ārakta (आरक्त).—a (S) Red.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Arakta (अरक्त).—[adjective] undyed.

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Ārakta (आरक्त).—[adjective] reddish.

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

1) Arakta (अरक्त):—[=a-rakta] mfn. undyed, [Manu-smṛti x, 87]

2) Ārakta (आरक्त):—[=ā-rakta] mfn. reddish, [Suśruta; Vikramorvaśī]

3) [v.s. ...] n. red sandal-wood, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Arakta (अरक्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aratta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Arakta in German

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ārakta (आरक्त) [Also spelled arakt]:—(a) rosy, reddish; hence ~[] (nf).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Arakta (ಅರಕ್ತ):—[adjective] not interested in; not indulging in.

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Arakta (ಅರಕ್ತ):—[noun] a man who has no personal interest, involvement of indulgence in; a disinterested man.

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Ārakta (ಆರಕ್ತ):—[adjective] of the colour of the blood; red; reddish; ruddy.

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

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