Arava, Ārava, Ārāva: 17 definitions

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Arava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Ārava (आरव) [=Arava?] refers to a country belonging to “Nairṛtī (south-western division)” classified under the constellations of Svāti, Viśākhā and Anurādhā, according to the system of Kūrmavibhāga, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 14), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The countries of the Earth beginning from the centre of Bhāratavarṣa and going round the east, south-east, south, etc., are divided into 9 divisions corresponding to the 27 lunar asterisms at the rate of 3 for each division and beginning from Kṛttikā. The constellations of Svāti, Viśākhā and Anurādhā represent the south-western division consisting of [i.e., Ārava] [...]”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

ārāva : (m.) cry; noise.

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

Ārāva, (cp. Sk. ārāva, fr. ā + ru) cry, sound, noise Dāvs. IV, 46. (Page 108)

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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

arāva (अराव) [or स, sa].—f ( P) The state of being splendidly fitted up or set out (as of a festive shed, hall, or room with mirrors, pictures, lights).

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ārāva (आराव).—m S Noise or sound.

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

ārāva (आराव).—m Noise or sound.

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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

Arava (अरव).—a. Noiseless.

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Ārava (आरव).—&c. See under आरु (āru).

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Ārava (आरव) or Ārāva (आराव).—[ā-ru-ap pakṣe ghañ]

1) A cry, howling; वानराश्चक्रुरारवम् (vānarāścakrurāravam) Rām.

2) Sound; दधति दधनि धीरानारवान् वारिणीव (dadhati dadhani dhīrānāravān vāriṇīva) Śiśupālavadha 11.8,12.18, नारावं व्यतनुत मेखलाकलापः (nārāvaṃ vyatanuta mekhalākalāpaḥ) 8.45. Humming; प्रतिमिलिन्दमारावाः (pratimilindamārāvāḥ) Viś. Guṇā.167.

3) Name of a people.

Derivable forms: āravaḥ (आरवः), ārāvaḥ (आरावः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Arāva (अराव).—nt., Mironov's reading for ārāva, q.v.

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Ārāva (आराव).—nt., a high number: Mahāvyutpatti 7839 = Tibetan rig(s) sdom; cited from Gaṇḍavyūha; var. agava, q.v. But Gaṇḍavyūha 133.3 reads avaga (nt.), which has the same Tibetan rendering Mahāvyutpatti 7713 and is probably to be read for ārāva. Mironov reads arāvam, noting vv.ll. agavam, aravam. In Gaṇḍavyūha 105.21 replaced by vipāsa.

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

Arava (अरव).—mfn.

(-vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) Silent. E. a neg. rava sound.

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Ārava (आरव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Sound. E. āṅ before ru to sound, ap aff.

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Ārāva (आराव).—m.

(-vaḥ) Sound. E. āṅ before ru to sound, affix ghañ; also ārava.

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

Ārava (आरव).—i. e. ā-ru + a, m. Sound, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 50, 23.

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Ārāva (आराव).—i. e. ā-ru + a, m. 1. Sound, [Nala] 13, 16. 2. Scream, Mahābhārata 1, 6846.

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

Ārava (आरव).—[masculine] cry, howl, crash, sound.

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Ārāva (आराव).—[masculine] cry, howl, sound; p. ārāvin.

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

1) Arava (अरव):—[=a-rava] mfn. noiseless.

2) Ārava (आरव):—[=ā-rava] a See 1. ā- √1. ru.

3) b m. an Arabian (f(ī) .), [Jaina literature]

4) Ārāva (आराव):—[=ā-rāva] a See 1. ā- √1. ru.

5) Ārava (आरव):—[=ā-rava] [from ā-ru] c m. ([Pāṇini 3-3, 50]) cry, crying, howling

6) [v.s. ...] crash, sound, [Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

7) [v.s. ...] noise

8) [v.s. ...] thundering, [Śiśupāla-vadha vi, 38; Kathāsaritsāgara]

9) [v.s. ...] Name of a people, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

10) Ārāva (आराव):—[=ā-rāva] [from ā-ru] b m. ([Pāṇini 3-3, 50]) cry, crying out, howling

11) [v.s. ...] crash, sound

12) [v.s. ...] humming (as bees etc.), Name [Mahābhārata; Hitopadeśa etc.]

13) [from ā-rāva > ā-ru] n. a [particular] high number, [Buddhist literature]

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

1) Arava (अरव):—[a-rava] (vaḥ-vā-vaṃ) 1. a. Silent.

2) Ārava (आरव):—[ā-rava] (vaḥ) 1. m. Sound.

3) Ārāva (आराव):—[ā-rāva] (vaḥ) 1. m. Sound.

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

Ārava (आरव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Ārava, Ārāva.

[Sanskrit to German]

Arava 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Ārava (आरव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ārava.

2) Ārava (आरव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āraba.

3) Ārava (आरव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Āraba.

Ārava has the following synonyms: Āravaga.

4) Ārāva (आराव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Ārāva.

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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

Arava (ಅರವ):—

1) [noun] one of the major Indian languages, belonging to Dravidian family, spoken chiefly in Tamil Nadu in South India and in Sri Lanka; the official Language of Tamil Nadu; Tamil language.

2) [noun] a Tamil-speaking man.

3) [noun] the state of Tamil Nadu, in South India.

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Arava (ಅರವ):—[noun] a village priest of Todava community in South India.

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Ārava (ಆರವ):—

1) [noun] sound a) vibrations in air, water, etc. that stimulate the auditory nerves and produce the sensation of hearing; b) the auditory sensation produced by such vibrations.

2) [noun] a loud cry; a shouting; a howling.

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Ārāva (ಆರಾವ):—[noun] sound a) vibrations in air, water, etc. that stimulate the auditory nerves and produce the sensation of hearing; b) the auditory sensation produced by such vibrations.

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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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