Aruva, Arūva, Aruvā, Aṟuvā: 2 definitions


Aruva means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Tamil. 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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Arūva (अरूव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Arūpa.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Aruvā (அருவா) [aruvātal] [aru-ā] intransitive verb < அரு¹ [aru¹] +. To be freed from births; பிறப்பறுதல். [pirapparuthal.] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 3021.)

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Aruvā (அருவா) noun See அருவாநாடு. பன்றி யருவா வதன்வடக்கு [aruvanadu. panri yaruva vathanvadakku] (நன். [nan.] 273, விருத். [viruth.]).

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Aṟuvā (அறுவா) [aṟuvātal] [aṟu-ā] intransitive verb < அறு- [aru-] +.

1. To be spent; செலவழிந்துபோதல். [selavazhinthupothal.] Local usage

2. To be finished, completed; முடிதல். [mudithal.] (R.)

3. To be gathered, collected; சேகரிக்கப்படுதல். [segarikkappaduthal.] (R.)

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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