Arunita, Aruṇita: 8 definitions
Arunita 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Brill: Śaivism and the Tantric Traditions (kavya)
Aruṇitā (अरुणिता) refers to “(becoming) reddened”, according to Bāṇa’s Kādambarī (p. 225-226).—Accordingly, while describing the shire of the Goddess Caṇḍikā, “[Then follows the image of the Goddess Caṇḍikā, which matches the conception of Kālarātri in the passage from the Mahābhārata:] [...] she bore the coquettish apparel of a woman going out to meet Mahākāla at night, with a vine-like body furnished with a raiment reddened with saffron-dye, with a face with red eyes, whose brows were furrowed into a frown, whose lip was crimsoned with betel that was blood, whose cheeks were reddened (aruṇitā) by the light shed from ear-ornaments of pomegranate flowers, with a forehead on which there was a tilaka dot of vermillion made by a Śabara beauty, covered by a magnificent gold turban. She was worshipped by goats... mice... antelope and black serpents... She was praised on all sides by flocks of old crows; [...]”.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Aruṇita (अरुणित).—a. Reddened, dyed red, impurpled; स्तनाङ्गरागारुणिताच्च कन्दुकात् (stanāṅgarāgāruṇitācca kandukāt) Kumārasambhava 5.11.
See also (synonyms): aruṇīkṛta.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) 1. Reddened. 2. Dyed red, impurpled. E. aruṇa and itac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aruṇita (अरुणित).—i. e. aruṇa + ita, adj., f. tā, Made red, [Ṛtusaṃhāra] 6, 5; [Śiśupālavadha] 6, 15.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Aruṇita (अरुणित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Reddened.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Aruṇita (अरुणित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Aruṇiya.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Aruṇita (ಅರುಣಿತ):—[adjective] being red; dyed red; reddened; empurpled.
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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Ends with: Samdhyarunita.
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