Arathin: 3 definitions


Arathin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arathin (अरथिन्).—a. One who does not fight in a car.

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

Arathin (अरथिन्).—m. one who is not lord of chariots, [Johnson's Selections from the Mahābhārata.] 6, 35.

Arathin is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and rathin (रथिन्).

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

Arathin (अरथिन्):—[=a-rathin] [from a-ratha] m. a warrior who does not fight in a car, or owns no car, [Mahābhārata]

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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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