Drauṇi, Drauni, Drauṇī: 2 definitions

Introduction

Drauṇi 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

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Drauṇi (द्रौणि).—See Droṇi.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 12.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Drauṇi (द्रौणि).—An epithet of Aśvatthāman; यद् रामेण कृतं तदेव कुरुते द्रौणायनिः क्रोधनः (yad rāmeṇa kṛtaṃ tadeva kurute drauṇāyaniḥ krodhanaḥ) Ve.3.31.

Derivable forms: drauṇiḥ (द्रौणिः).

See also (synonyms): drauṇāyana, drauṇāyani.

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Drauṇī (द्रौणी).—

1) A tub, trough; शैला द्रौणीभिराक्रीडं सर्वर्तुषु गुणान् द्रुमाः (śailā drauṇībhirākrīḍaṃ sarvartuṣu guṇān drumāḥ) Bhāg.7.4.18.

2) A valley.

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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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