Aranyapandita, Araṇyapaṇḍita, Aranya-pandita, Aranyapamdita: 4 definitions


Aranyapandita means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Aranyapandita in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

araṇyapaṇḍita (अरण्यपंडित).—m (S) A country savant or doctor; a hedge-scholar; a village-oracle.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

araṇyapaṇḍita (अरण्यपंडित).—m A country doctor, a vil- lage-oracle, a hedge-scholar.

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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

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

Araṇyapaṇḍita (अरण्यपण्डित).—[araṇye eva paṇḍitaḥ, na tu nagarādiṣu janasamājeṣu] 'wise in a forest'; (fig.) a foolish person (who can display his learning only in a forest where no one will hear him and correct his errors).

Derivable forms: araṇyapaṇḍitaḥ (अरण्यपण्डितः).

Araṇyapaṇḍita is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms araṇya and paṇḍita (पण्डित).

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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

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

Araṇyapaṃḍita (ಅರಣ್ಯಪಂಡಿತ):—[noun] a man pretending to be a scholar; a feigned scholar.

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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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