Aryaputra, Arya-putra, Āryaputra: 7 definitions

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Aryaputra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

In Hinduism

Natyashastra (theatrics and dramaturgy)

Source: Wisdom Library: Nāṭya-śāstra

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.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

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.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Āryaputra (आर्यपुत्र).—m. the son of an Ārya, used to denote: 1. a prince, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 8, 38. 2. the son of an elder brother, 2, 23, 26. 3. a husband (by his wife), 3, 49, 9.

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

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

Āryaputra (आर्यपुत्र).—[masculine] son of an Aryan or a gentleman (often in respectful address, [especially] of a wife to her husband).

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

1) Āryaputra (आर्यपुत्र):—[=ārya-putra] [from ārya] m. ([Prākṛt ajja-utta]) son of an Āryan or honourable man, (honourable designation of the son of an elder brother or of any person of rank)

2) [v.s. ...] designation of a husband by his wife (in [dramatic language])

3) [v.s. ...] of a king by his subjects.

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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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