Draunayani, Drauṇāyani: 4 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

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

Derivable forms: drauṇāyaniḥ (द्रौणायनिः).

See also (synonyms): drauṇāyana, drauṇi.

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

Drauṇāyani (द्रौणायनि).—i. e. droṇa + āyani, and drāṇi drauṇi, i. e. droṇa + i, patron. A son of Droṇa, Mahābhārata 1, 7019; 4, 1150.

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

Drauṇāyani (द्रौणायनि):—[from drauṇa > droṇa] ([Mahābhārata]) m. [patronymic] of Aśvatthāman.

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Draunayani 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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