Carani, Cāraṇī, Caraṇi: 7 definitions


Carani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Charani.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cāraṇī (चारणी).—f (Verbal of cāraṇēṃ) Grazing. Mostly in the obl. cases; as cāraṇīvara, cāraṇīsa or cāraṇīlā pāṭhaviṇēṃ-ghālaṇēṃ-ṭhēvaṇēṃ To send or put out (cattle) to pasture. 2 A depasturing or grazing upon. Ex. turīcī cā0 jhālī mhaṇajē pīka cāṅgalēṃ hōtēṃ or hyā bāṃ- dhācyā dōna cāraṇyā jhālyā.

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

cāraṇī (चारणी).—f Grazing.

context information

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

Caraṇi (चरणि).—A man (manuṣya); सुविद्वांसं चर्कृत्यं चरणीनाम् (suvidvāṃsaṃ carkṛtyaṃ caraṇīnām) Ṛgveda 8.24.23.

Derivable forms: caraṇiḥ (चरणिः).

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

1) Caraṇi (चरणि):—[from car] (only [genitive case] [plural] ṇīnām) mfn. ‘movable’, active ([Grassmann]), [Ṛg-veda viii, 24, 23.]

2) Cāraṇī (चारणी):—[from cāraṇa > cāra] f. a female celestial singer, [Bālarāmāyaṇa ix, 21/22 ff.]

3) [v.s. ...] Hibiscus mutabilis, [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

[Sanskrit to German]

Carani 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Caraṇi (ಚರಣಿ):—[noun] a box, trough or a rectangular bin in a cow-pen to hold fodder for cattle to eat; a manger.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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