Devataru, Dēvatarū, Devatarū, Deva-taru: 4 definitions


Devataru means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dēvatarū (देवतरू).—m S The holy fig tree, Ficus religiosa. Applied also to mandāra, pārijātaka, santāna, kalpavṛkṣa, haricandana. 2 Any ancient and venerable tree.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Devataru (देवतरु).—

1) the holy fig-tree.

2) one of the trees of paradise. (i. e. mandāra, pārijāta, santāna, kalpa and hari- candana); पञ्चैते देवतरवो मन्दारः पारिजातकः । सन्तानः कल्पवृक्षश्च पुंसि वा हरिचन्दनम् (pañcaite devataravo mandāraḥ pārijātakaḥ | santānaḥ kalpavṛkṣaśca puṃsi vā haricandanam) || Ak.

3) the tree in a village (caityavṛkṣa) where the villagers usually meet (Mar. pāra).

Derivable forms: devataruḥ (देवतरुः).

Devataru is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms deva and taru (तरु).

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

Devataru (देवतरु).—m.

(-ruḥ) The holy fig tree. 2. A tree of Swarga or paradise, the Mandara tree. 3. The tree of plenty. 4. Any venerable and ancient tree: usually the place of assembling in a village. E. deva a deity, and taru a tree.

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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. 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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