Dakshinaranya, aka: Dakṣiṇāraṇya, Dakshina-aranya; 2 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Dakṣiṇāraṇya can be transliterated into English as Daksinaranya or Dakshinaranya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Dakṣiṇāraṇya (दक्षिणारण्य).—Dandakāraṇya.

Derivable forms: dakṣiṇāraṇyam (दक्षिणारण्यम्).

Dakṣiṇāraṇya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣiṇa and araṇya (अरण्य).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dakṣiṇāraṇya (दक्षिणारण्य).—n.

(-ṇyaṃ) The peninsula, the great southern forest. E. dakṣiṇa, and araṇya a wood.

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