Aralika, Ārālika, Aṟaḷikā: 9 definitions


Aralika means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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.

The Sanskrit term Aṟaḷikā can be transliterated into English as Aralika or Araliika, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Ārālika (आरालिक).—A mahout who could control elephants that had gone mad temporarily. (Śloka 9, Chapter 2, Virāṭa Parva, Mahābhārata).

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ārālika (आरालिक).—[arālaṃ kuṭilaṃ carati ṭhak]

1) 'One who deals crookedly', a cook; (dhanalobhena paraprotsāhitaḥ pācako viṣādi- saṃsṛṣṭaṃ pacatīti tasya tathātvam) Kau. A.1.12.; आरालिको गोवि- कर्ता सूपकर्ता नियोधकः (ārāliko govi- kartā sūpakartā niyodhakaḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 4.2.9. (ārāliko'nnapākī syāt sūpakartā niyodhakaḥ Mahābhārata (Bombay) 4.2.9. (ārāliko'nnapākī syāt sūpakartā tu śākakṛt | tailānnaṃ pacate yastu govikartā sa ucyate ||

2) A controller of wild elephants; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 4.2.9; (arāla matta- gajāstaiḥ saha krīḍati tān jayati vā ārālikaḥ).

Derivable forms: ārālikaḥ (आरालिकः).

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

Ārālika (आरालिक).—mf. (-kaḥ-kī) A cook. E. arāla crooked, ṭhak affix; always bending over the dishes, &c.

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

Ārālika (आरालिक):—m. ([from] arāla, ‘crooked, deceitful’ [Tārānātha tarkavācaspati’s Vācaspatyam, Sanskrit dictionary]), a cook, [Mahābhārata xv, 19.]

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

Ārālika (आरालिक):—(kaḥ) 1. a. A cook.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aralika 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ārālika (ಆರಾಲಿಕ):—[noun] he whose profession is cooking food; a cook.

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Ārāḷika (ಆರಾಳಿಕ):—[noun] = ಆರಾಲಿಕ [aralika].

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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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Aṟaḷikā (அறளிகா) noun Golden colour of the teeth of horses when they are about eleven years old; சுமார் பதினோரு வயதான குதிரையி னுடைய பற்களின் பொன்னிறம். [sumar pathinoru vayathana kuthiraiyi nudaiya parkalin ponniram.] (அசுவசாத்திரம் [asuvasathiram] 6.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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