Aushinara, Auśīnara: 8 definitions



Aushinara 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.

The Sanskrit term Auśīnara can be transliterated into English as Ausinara or Aushinara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Aushinara in Purana glossary
Source: Puranic Encyclopedia

Auśīnara (औशीनर).—(AUŚĪNARI). Śibi, son of the King of Uśīnara. See under Śibi.

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Auśīnara (औशीनर) is a name mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. I.177.15) and represents one of the many proper names used for people and places. Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Auśīnara) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Aushinara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Auśīnara (औशीनर).—[uśīnarasyāpatyaṃ aṅ] The son of Uśīnara.

-rī Name of the wife of king Pururavas.

Derivable forms: auśīnaraḥ (औशीनरः).

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

Auśīnara (औशीनर).—i. e. uśīnara + a, I. m. The king of the Uśīnaras, Mahābhārata 1, 3669. Ii. f. , A proper name, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] 30, 18.

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

Auśīnara (औशीनर).—[feminine] ī belonging to the Uśīnaras; [feminine] [Name] of the wife of Purūravas.

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

Auśīnara (औशीनर):—mf(ī)n. belonging to the Uśīnaras, [Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa] etc.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Auśīnara (औशीनर):—m. f. ī Fürst der Uśīnara gaṇa utsādi zu [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 4, 1, 86.] gaṇa yaudheyādi zu [5, 3, 117 und 4, 1, 178.] śivirauśīnaraḥ [Mahābhārata 1, 3669. 3, 8503. 13252. 13274. 13808. 14, 2790.] [Sāvitryupākhyāna 2, 17.] [Harivaṃśa 1677.] Verf. von [Ṛgveda 10, 12, 28] [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 214.] auśīnarī (śūdrā!) [Mahābhārata 2, 802.] Gemahlin des Purūravas [Vikramorvaśī 30, 18. fg.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 1, 213.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Auśīnara (औशीनर):——

1) Adj. (f. ī) zum Volk der Uśīnara gehörig.

2) f. ī Nomen proprium einer Gemahlin des Purūravas.

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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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