Arata, Ārata, Āraṭa: 7 definitions


Arata means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ārata : (pp. of āramati) keeping away from; abstaining.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ārata, (Sk. ārata, pp. of ā + ram, cp. ārati) leaving off, keeping away from, abstaining J. IV, 372 (= virata); Nd2 591 (+ virata paṭivirata). (Page 107)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aratā (अरता).—ad On this or the near side: opp. to para- tā on the farther or other side. Ex. dēva sārāvē paratē santa pujāvē aratē. 2 Hither or hitherwards towards this side or part. 3 fig. Nearer to the heart; more favored or beloved. Ex. malā lēṅka a0 āṇi putaṇyā paratā asēṃ nāhīṃ dōghē sārakhē.

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ārata (आरत) [or ती, tī].—f (ārtikya S) The ceremony of waving (around an idol, a Guru &c.) a platter containing a burning lamp. 2 The platter and lamp waved. 3 The piece of poetry chaunted on the occasion. 4 The lotus-leaf described on the platter.

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

aratā (अरता).—ad On this side (opp. paratā). Hither. Fig. Nearer to the heart, more favoured.

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āratā (आरता).—See under अ.

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ārata (आरत) [-tī, -ती].—f The waving of a lamp; the lamp waved: the piece of poetry chanted on the occasion.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arata (अरत).—a.

1) Dull, languid, apathetic.

2) Dissatisfied, discontented, averse to.

-tam Non-copulation.

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Āraṭa (आरट).—[ā-raṭ-ac] An actor.

Derivable forms: āraṭaḥ (आरटः).

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Ārata (आरत).—p. p.

1) Stopped, ceased; उदितपक्षमिवारतनिःस्वनैः (uditapakṣamivārataniḥsvanaiḥ) Ki.5.6; see अनारत (anārata) also.

2) Quiet, gentle.

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

Arata (अरत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Dull, languid, apathetic. 2. Disgusted, discontented. E. a neg. rata interested.

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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. 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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