Arara: 11 definitions

Introduction:

Arara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

arara (अरर).—Interjection of dismay or sudden grief.

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

arara (अरर).—Interjection of dismay or sudden grief.

context information

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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arara (अरर).—[ṛ-aran; araścit syāt Uṇādi-sūtra 3.132] The leaf or panel of a door (kapāṭam), सरभसमरराणि द्रागपावृत्य (sarabhasamararāṇi drāgapāvṛtya) Mv. 6.27 (-raḥ, -rī also); चञ्चूकोटिविपाटिताररपुटो यास्याम्यहं पञ्जरात् (cañcūkoṭivipāṭitārarapuṭo yāsyāmyahaṃ pañjarāt) Bv.1.58.

2) A door.

3) The sheath of a bamboo shoot (karirakoṣa).

4) A covering or sheath in general.

-raḥ 1 An awl.

2) A part of a sacrifice.

3) War, fighting.

Derivable forms: araram (अररम्).

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

Arara (अरर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) 1. A door. 2. A covering, a sheathe. 3. The sheathe of the shoot of a bamboo. E. ara from to go, and araṇ Unadi affix, ṅīṣ in the fem.

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Arara (अरर).—ind. A vocative particle, expressing haste.

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

1) Arara (अरर):—n. a covering, a sheath, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.],

2) mf(ī). the leaf of a door, a door, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) n. idem, [Mahāvīra-caritra]

4) m. an awl, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) a part of a sacrifice, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) fighting, war.

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

Arara (अरर):—[(raḥ-rī-raṃ)] 1. m. n. 3. f. A door; a covering; a sheath.

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

Arara (अरर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Arara.

[Sanskrit to German]

Arara in German

context information

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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Arara (अरर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Arara.

context information

Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Arara (ಅರರ):—

1) [noun] any piece of cloth used as a concealing or separating screen or curtain.

2) [noun] a movable structure for opening or closing an entrance, as to a building or room or giving access to a closet, cupboard, etc.; a door.

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Arara (ಅರರ):—[interjection] an interjection used to express grief, compassion, pity; etc.

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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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