Dakshinaranya, Dakṣiṇāraṇya, Dakshina-aranya: 4 definitions
Dakshinaranya 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 Dakṣiṇāraṇya can be transliterated into English as Daksinaranya or Dakshinaranya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Derivable forms: dakṣiṇāraṇyam (दक्षिणारण्यम्).
Dakṣiṇāraṇya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dakṣiṇa and araṇya (अरण्य).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-ṇyaṃ) The peninsula, the great southern forest. E. dakṣiṇa, and araṇya a wood.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dakṣiṇāraṇya (दक्षिणारण्य).—[neuter] the southern forest.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dakṣiṇāraṇya (दक्षिणारण्य):—[from dakṣiṇa > dakṣ] n. ‘southern forest’, Name of a forest, [Hitopadeśa i, 2, 0/1.]
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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