Darani, Daraṇi, Daraṇī: 7 definitions


Darani 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Darani is a Deori term referring to “beam in platform”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

India history book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of darani in the context of India history from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Daraṇi (दरणि) or Daraṇī (दरणी).—m., f. [daraṇī] [दॄ-अण् (dṝ-aṇ)]

1) An eddy.

2) current.

3) Surf.

4) Breaking.

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

Daraṇi (दरणि).—m.

(-ṇiḥ) An eddy, a current. E. dṝ to tear (down the banks), affix ani; some books read dāraṇi, and others āraṇi.

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

1) Daraṇi (दरणि):—[from daraṇa > dara] mf. surf, [Uṇādi-sūtra ii, 103 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Dāraṇī (दारणी):—[from dāraṇa > dāra] f. Name of Durgā, [Harivaṃśa]

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

Daraṇi (दरणि):—(ṇiḥ) 2. m. An eddy.

[Sanskrit to German]

Darani in German

context information

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.

Discover the meaning of darani in the context of Sanskrit from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: