Arkatanaya, Arka-tanaya: 6 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Arkatanaya (अर्कतनय).—'a son of the sun', an epithet of Karṇa, Yama, Manu Vaivasvata, Manu Sāvarṇi and Saturn; see अरुणात्मज (aruṇātmaja).

- Name of the rivers Yamunā and Tāpti.

Derivable forms: arkatanayaḥ (अर्कतनयः).

Arkatanaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms arka and tanaya (तनय).

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

Arkatanaya (अर्कतनय).—m.

(-yaḥ) The sons of Surya or the sun, applicable to Yama, to Sani, to the Munis Vaivaswata and Savarni, to Revanta, and to Karna. f.

(-yā) The daughter of the sun, applied to the river goddesses Jamuna and Tapti. E. arka, and tanaya a son.

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

1) Arkatanaya (अर्कतनय):—[=arka-tanaya] m. = -ja

2) [v.s. ...] the planet Saturn, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhajjātaka]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Karṇa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] of Manu Vaivasvata and Manu Sāvarṇi, [Mahābhārata]

5) Arkatanayā (अर्कतनया):—[=arka-tanayā] [from arka-tanaya] f. Name of the rivers Yamunā and Tapatī, [Mahābhārata]

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

Arkatanaya (अर्कतनय):—[arka-tanaya] (yaḥ) 1. m. Yama. f. Yamunā.

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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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