Arasa, Arasha: 14 definitions

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Arasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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

arasa (अरस).—a S (Esp. in poetry.) Wanting juice, lit. fig. jejune, insipid, dry.

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arasā (अरसा).—m ( H) A mirror or looking-glass. Ex. tavyācā jātāṃ burasā || maga tōci hōya sahaja a0 || araśāpuḍhēṃ kōḷasā Used where a thing remarkably foul, vile, base, or bad is compared with a thing remarkably bright, pure, fine, or good. ara- śā sārakhā Bright and clear as a mirror;--used lit. fig. of houses, rooms, accounts, handwriting, business. araśāsārakhēṃ tōṇḍa-mukha-cēharā A clear complexion or beautiful countenance.

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ārāṣa (आराष).—See under अ.

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ārāsa (आरास).—See under अ.

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

arasā (अरसा).—m A mirror.

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arāṣa (अराष) [-sa, -स].—f The state of being splendidly fitted up.

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ārasā (आरसा).—See under अ.

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ārāṣa (आराष) [-sa-ārī, -स-आरी].—See under अ.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arasa (अरस).—a.

1) Sapless, not juicy, tasteless, insipid; अरसं नित्यमगन्धवच्च यत् (arasaṃ nityamagandhavacca yat) Kaṭh.3.15.

2) Dull, flat.

3) Weak, having no strength, inefficacious. वृश्चिकस्यारसं विषमरसं वृश्चिक ते विषम् (vṛścikasyārasaṃ viṣamarasaṃ vṛścika te viṣam) Ṛgveda 1.191.16.

4) One who has no sense of appreciation. किमस्या नाम स्यादरसपुरुषानादरशतैः (kimasyā nāma syādarasapuruṣānādaraśataiḥ) | N.

5) Unhappy. कृपणं वत यज्जनः स्वयं सन्नरसो व्याधिजरा- विनाशधर्मा (kṛpaṇaṃ vata yajjanaḥ svayaṃ sannaraso vyādhijarā- vināśadharmā) Bu. ch.5.12.

-saḥ No juice, absence of juice.

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Ārāsa (आरास).—Tumultuous noise; ततमानवजारासा (tatamānavajārāsā) Śiśupālavadha 11.34.

Derivable forms: ārāsaḥ (आरासः).

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

Arasa (अरस).—mfn.

(-saḥ-sā-saṃ) 1. Insipid, tasteless. 2. Dull, flat, (as a composition.) E. a neg. rasa flavour.

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

Arasa (अरस).—adj. tasteless, insipid.

Arasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and rasa (रस).

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

Arasa (अरस).—[adjective] tasteless, insipid (subj. & obj.).

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

1) Arasa (अरस):—[=a-rasa] mf(ā)n. sapless, tasteless, [Nṛsiṃha-tāpanīya-upaniṣad]

2) [v.s. ...] not having the faculty of tasting, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xiv]

3) [v.s. ...] weak, effectless, having no strength, [Ṛg-veda i,191,16; Atharva-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] m. absence of sap or juice, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Ārasa (आरस):—[=ā-rasa] [from ā-ras] m. a scream, shout, [Mālavikāgnimitra]

6) Ārāsa (आरास):—m. a scream, shout, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Arasa (अरस):—[a-rasa] (saḥ-sā-saṃ) a. Insipid, tasteless, flat. Also a-rasika.

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

Arasa (अरस) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Arasa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Arasa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Arasā (अरसा) [Also spelled arsa]:—(nm) period, duration; interval.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Arasa (अरस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Arasa.

2) Arasa (अरस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Arśana.

3) Arasa (अरस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Arasa.

4) Ārasa (आरस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āras.

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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

Araśa (ಅರಶ):—[noun] = ಅರಸ [arasa]1.

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Arasa (ಅರಸ):—

1) [noun] a male ruler of a nation or state usually called a kingdom; male sovereign, limited or absolute; a monarch; a king.

2) [noun] a respectable, elderly man.

3) [noun] a man in relation to his wife; a husband.

4) [noun] ಅರಸನ ಅಂಕೆಯಿಲ್ಲ, ದೈವದ [arasana amkeyilla, daivada] (ದಯ್ಯದ [dayyada]) ಕಾಟವಿಲ್ಲ [katavilla] arasana aŋkeyilla, daivada(dayyada) kāṭavilla (prov.) the state of being absolutely free or unrestrained; ಅರಸ ಆರು ಮೊಳ, ಬಂಟ ಎಂಟು ಮೊಳ [arasa aru mola, bamta emtu mola] arasu āru moḷa, baṇṭa eṇṭu moḷa (prov.) often lower officers tend to wield more powers than their superior; ಅರಸನ ಮಾನ ಅರಸನಿಗೆ, ಅಗಸನ ಮಾನ ಅಗಸನಿಗೆ [arasana mana arasanige, agasana mana agasanige] arasana māna arasanige, agasana māna agasanige (prov.) for each person his/her prestige is important and one need not sell one’s self-pride to save another’s; ಅರಸರ ಕರಗಸ [arasara karagasa] arasara karagasa a title 'he who cuts rival kings into pieces'; ಅರಸರ ಕಾಣಿಕೆ [arasara kanike] arasara kāṇike a tax levied by the king; ಅರಸನ ಕಂಡಹಾಗಾಯಿತು [arasana kamdahagayitu]. ಬಿಟ್ಟಿಮಾಡಿದ ಹಾಗೂ ಆಯಿತು [bittimadida hagu ayitu] arasana kaṇḍahāgāyitu, biṭṭimāḍida hāgū āyitu (prov.) to kill two birds with one stone; ಅರಸನ ಕುದುರ ಲಾಯದಲ್ಲೆ ಮುಪ್ಪಾಯಿತು [arasana kudura layadalle muppayitu] arasana kudure lāyadalle muppāyitu (prov.) the best medals lose their lustre unless brightened by use.

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Arasa (ಅರಸ):—

1) [adjective] having no water, dampness or moisture; not having essential fluid; sapless.

2) [adjective] wanting sentiment; lacking spirit or interest; boring; dull.

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Arasa (ಅರಸ):—[noun] one who cannot, does not have the tendency to, enjoy the poetical, musical or aesthetic sentiments.

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Arāsa (ಅರಾಸ):—

1) [noun] a male ruler of a nation or state usually called a kingdom; a male sovereign, limited or absolute; a monarch; a king.

2) [noun] a respectable, elderly man.

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Arāsa (ಅರಾಸ):—

1) [noun] an unpleasant feeling caused by impending defeat, danger, pain, disgrace, loss, etc.; fear.

2) [noun] (dial.) the total of what one remembers; remembrance; memory; recollection.

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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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