Daridrana, Daridrāṇa: 5 definitions



Daridrana 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

[«previous next»] — Daridrana in Kavya glossary
Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Daridrāṇa (दरिद्राण) refers to “decaying”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 19.4. Daridrāṇa [comes from] the root daridrā. Mādhavīyadhātuvṛtti says “daridrāṇaḥ lyu[?]”.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Daridrāṇa (दरिद्राण).—Poverty.

Derivable forms: daridrāṇam (दरिद्राणम्).

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

Daridrāṇa (दरिद्राण):—[from daridrat > daridra] n. = dra-tā, [Pāṇini 6-4, 144], [vArttika] 2, [Kāraṇḍa-vyūha]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Daridrāṇa (दरिद्राण):—(vom intens. von drā) n. das Armsein, Armuth [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 6, 4, 114], Kār. [Vopadeva’s Grammatik 26, 171.]

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

Daridrāṇa (दरिद्राण):—n. das Armsein , Armuth.

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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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