Aranisuta, Araṇisuta, Arani-suta, Araṇīsuta: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Araṇisuta (अरणिसुत) or Araṇīsuta (अरणीसुत).—Name of Śuka, a celebrated sage (born from the seed of Vyāsa fallen upon an Araṇi at the sight of the nymph Ghṛtāchī); पितुः पादावगृह्णादरणीसुतः (pituḥ pādāvagṛhṇādaraṇīsutaḥ) Mb.12.327.31.

2) Fire, agni; चितिं कृत्वा प्रवेक्ष्यामि समिद्धमरणीसुतम् (citiṃ kṛtvā pravekṣyāmi samiddhamaraṇīsutam) Rām.5.13.39.

Derivable forms: araṇisutaḥ (अरणिसुतः), araṇīsutaḥ (अरणीसुतः).

Araṇisuta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms araṇi and suta (सुत).

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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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