Draunayana, Drauṇāyana: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Draunayana in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Drauṇāyana (द्रौणायन).—An Ārṣeya pravara of Bhārgavas.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 195. 41.
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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 dictionary

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

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

Derivable forms: drauṇāyanaḥ (द्रौणायनः).

See also (synonyms): drauṇāyani, drauṇi.

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

Drauṇāyana (द्रौणायन):—[from drauṇa > droṇa] ([Pāṇini 4-1, 103]) m. [patronymic] of Aśvatthāman.

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

Drauṇāyaṇa (द्रौणायण):—(ṇaḥ) 1. m. A name of Ashwatthama son of Drona.

[Sanskrit to German]

Draunayana in German

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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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