Arusha, Aruṣa: 11 definitions

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Arusha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Aruṣa can be transliterated into English as Arusa or Arusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Arusa [अड़ूसा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Justicia adhatoda L. from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Adhatoda vasica, Adhatoda zeylanica. For the possible medicinal usage of arusa, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aruṣa (अरुष) [or श, śa].—or śa a (Poetry. ārṣa S) Dull, heavy, blockish; very stupid, foolish, or silly. Ex. taiśāca pari rukmiṇīpati || bhakta a0 karitāṃ stuti || tīṃ tuja vacanēṃ gōḍa lāgatī saprēma bhakticēni baḷēṃ ||

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aruṣa (अरुष).—or śa a (Poetry. ārṣa S) Dull, heavy, blockish; very stupid, foolish, or silly. Ex. taiśāca pari rukmiṇīpati || bhakta a0 karitāṃ stuti || tīṃ tuja vacanēṃ gōḍa lāgatī saprēma bhakticēni baḷēṃ ||

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

aruṣa (अरुष) [-śa, -श].—a Dull, silly.

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arūṣa (अरूष) [-śa, -श].—a Dull, silly.

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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

Aruṣa (अरुष).—a.

1) Not angry.

2) Shining, bright; reddish.

3) Unhurt.

4) Moving, going about (as a horse).

-ṣaḥ 1 The red horse of Agni; a flame.

2) The Sun; the day as presided over by the Sun. अरुषस्य दुहितरा विरूपे (aruṣasya duhitarā virūpe) Ṛgveda 6.49.3.

3) The red storm-cloud.

-ṣī 1 The dawn.

2) A flame.

3) Name of the wife of Bhṛgu and mother of Aurva.

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Arūṣa (अरूष).—[ṛ-ūṣan Uṇādi-sūtra 4.73.]

1) The sun.

2) A kind of serpent.

Derivable forms: arūṣaḥ (अरूषः).

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

Aruśa (अरुश).—mfn.

(-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) Smooth, liter. or fig. E. a neg. ruśa rough.

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Arūṣa (अरूष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) 1. A kind of snake. 2. The sun. E. to go, ūṣan Unadi aff.

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

Aruṣa (अरुष).—i. e. arus + a. I. adj., f. ṣī, Tawny, Chr. 294, 1 = [Rigveda.] i. 92, 1. Ii. m. A dark red cloud, Chr. 291, 5 = [Rigveda.] i. 85, 5.

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

1) Aruśa (अरुश):—n. Name of a Tantra.

2) Aruṣa (अरुष):—1. aruṣa mf(aruṣī, [Ṛg-veda i, 92, 1 and 2; x 5, 5])n. red reddish (the colour of Agni and his horses, of cows, of the team of Uṣas, the Aśvins, etc.), [Ṛg-veda&; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

3) m. the sun, the, day, [Ṛg-veda vi, 49, 3 and vii, 71, 1] (cf. arūṣa)

4) m. [plural] (ās, āsas) the red horses of Agni, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

5) n. shape, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska]

6) 2. aruṣa [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] aruṣati, to go, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska]

7) Arūṣa (अरूष):—m. (for aruṣa m. q.v.) the sun, [Uṇādi-sūtra]

8) a kind of snake, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Arūṣa (अरूष):—(ṣaḥ) 1. m. A snake; the sun.

[Sanskrit to German]

Arusha 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

Ārusa (आरुस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Āruṣ.

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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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