Aryaputra, aka: Arya-putra, Āryaputra; 4 Definition(s)

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In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Āryaputra (आर्यपुत्र, “noble one’s son”) refers to a specific “mode of address” (nāman) used in drama (nāṭya), according to Nāṭyaśāstra chapter 19. Āryaputra is used by all women in their youth to address their husband, while Ārya (“noble one”) is used in other cases.

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra
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Natyashastra (नाट्यशास्त्र, nāṭyaśāstra) refers to both the ancient Indian tradition (śāstra) of performing arts, (nāṭya, e.g., theatrics, drama, dance, music), as well as the name of a Sanskrit work dealing with these subjects. It also teaches the rules for composing dramatic plays (nataka) and poetic works (kavya).

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India history and geogprahy

Ārya-putra.—Prakrit Aya-puta (IE 8-2; EI 3; HD), probably, title of a son of the ruling king. Cf. CII, Vol. I, p. 175. Note: ārya-putra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Āryaputra (आर्यपुत्र).—

1) son of an honourable man.

2) the son of a spiritual preceptor.

3) honorific designation of the son of the elder brother; of a husband by his wife; or of a prince by his general &c.

4) the son of the father-in-law, i. e. a husband (occurring in every drama; mostly in the vocative case in the last two senses).

Derivable forms: āryaputraḥ (आर्यपुत्रः).

Āryaputra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ārya and putra (पुत्र).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āryaputra (आर्यपुत्र) or Āryyaputra.—m.

(-traḥ) 1. A husband, (in theatrical language.) 2. The son of a spiritual preceptor. E. ārya a respectable person and putra a son.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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