Are, aka: Āre; 6 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Are (“bauhinia racemosa”) is one of the gotras (clans) among the Kurnis (a tribe of South India). Kurni is, according to the Census Report 1901, “a corruption of kuri (sheep) and vanni (wool), the caste having been originally weavers of wool”. The gotras (viz., Are) are described as being of the Brāhman, Kshatriya, and Vaisya sub-divisions of the caste, and of Shanmukha’s Sudra caste.

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Pali-English dictionary

are : (ind.) he! hollo! I say!

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Are, (indecl.) (onomat. Cp. Sk. lalallā, Gr. lalέw, Lat. lallo = E. lull, Ger. lallen & without redupl. Ags. holā, Ger. halloh, E. lo. An abbrev. form of are is re. Cf. also alālā) exclam. of astonishment & excitement: he! hallo! I say!, implying an imprecation: Away with you (with Voc.) J. I, 225 (dāsiputta-ceṭaka); IV, 391 (duṭṭha-caṇḍāla); DA. I, 265 (= re); VvA. 68 (dubbinī), 217 (“how in the world"). (Page 78)

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

arē (अरे).—ind (S) A contemptuous or familiar particle of calling or addressing (a male); corresponding with Oh you! You Sir! You fellow! Sirrah! If affixed to the name, a is dropped. Pr. arē tara kāṃrē ahō tara kāya hō. arē arē karaṇēṃ To forbid, warn, caution &c. arē- jārē with bōlaṇēṃ, mhaṇaṇēṃ &c. To thee and thou a person.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

arē (अरे).—ind A contemptuous or familiar particle of calling a male.

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

Are (अरे).—ind. An interjection of (a) calling to inferiors; आत्मा वा अरे द्रष्टव्यः श्रोतव्यः, न वा अरे पत्युः कामायास्याः पतिः प्रियो भवति (ātmā vā are draṣṭavyaḥ śrotavyaḥ, na vā are patyuḥ kāmāyāsyāḥ patiḥ priyo bhavati) Śat. Br. (said by Yajñavalkya to his wife Maitreyī); Bṛ. Up 2.4.4. (b) of anger; अरे महाराजं प्रति कुतः क्षात्रियाः (are mahārājaṃ prati kutaḥ kṣātriyāḥ) U.4; (c) of envy.

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Āre (आरे).—ind. Ved.

1) Far, far from, (with abl.).

2) Near.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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