Araneya, Āraṇeya: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āraṇeya (आरणेय).—a. (- f.) [अरणि-ठक् (araṇi-ṭhak)] Relating to or sprung from Araṇi q. v.

-yaḥ Name of Śuka.

-yam or °पर्वन् (parvan) Title of the last section of the third book of the Mahābhārata.

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

1) Āraṇeya (आरणेय):—mfn. ([from] araṇi q.v.), made of or relating to the Araṇis or two pieces of wood by the attrition of which sacred fire is kindled

2) m. Name of Śuka (as born from Araṇī), [Mahābhārata]

3) n. a box for Araṇis, [Mahābhārata]

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Araneya 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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