Kulakarani, Kuḷakaraṇī, Kulakaraṇī, Kulakaraṇi, Kula-karani: 4 definitions



Kulakarani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

The Sanskrit term Kuḷakaraṇī can be transliterated into English as Kulakarani or Kuliakarani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Kulakaraṇi.—(EI 15; SII 11-1), a hereditary clerk or officer; a clerk; cf. the modern family name Kulkarṇī. The word occurs in the Sūdi inscription of Śaka 981 (Ep. Ind., Vol. XV, p. 91). Note: kulakaraṇi is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kuḷakaraṇī (कुळकरणी).—m (kula & kāraṇī S) An officer of a village under the pāṇṭīla. His business is to keep the accounts of the cultivators with Government and all the public records.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

kuḷakaraṇī (कुळकरणी).—m A village officer whose business it is to keep the accounts of the cultivators with Government.

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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 dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kulakaraṇi (कुलकरणि).—A hereditary clerk or officer; E.I.XV.91.

Derivable forms: kulakaraṇiḥ (कुलकरणिः).

Kulakaraṇi is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kula and karaṇi (करणि).

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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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