Rajaniti, Rājanīti, Rajan-niti: 15 definitions

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Rajaniti means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Rajniti.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Rājanīti (राजनीति).—(Politics and administration).

Politics and administration or administrative politics in ancient India is dealt with in Manusmṛti and Agni Purāṇa. A very brief summary of it is given below: (See full article at Story of Rājanīti from the Puranic encyclopaedia by Vettam Mani)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Rājanīti (राजनीति).—Six-fold; learnt by Rāma and Kṛṣṇa.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa X. 45. 34.
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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rājanīti (राजनीति).—f (S) The laws and precepts prescribed in the Shastras for the guidance of kings; regal jurisprudence or policy. Four divisions are made,--ānvīkṣikī or tarkavidyā, trayī or dharmavidyā, vārttā or arthavidyā & daṇḍanīti.

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

rājanīti (राजनीति).—f Regal jurisprudence or policy.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rājanīti (राजनीति).—f. administration of a state, administration of government, politics, statesmanship.

Derivable forms: rājanītiḥ (राजनीतिः).

Rājanīti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and nīti (नीति). See also (synonyms): rājanaya.

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

Rājanīti (राजनीति).—f.

(-tiḥ) Regal polity, statesmanship, civil and military government. E. rāja, and nīti polity.

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

Rājanīti (राजनीति).—f. regal polity, rules of conduct and government for a king.

Rājanīti is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rājan and nīti (नीति).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

1) Rājanīti (राजनीति) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—from the Agnipurāṇa. Burnell. 187^b.
—from the Brahmottarakhaṇḍa of the Skandapurāṇa. Burnell. 194^b.

2) Rājanīti (राजनीति):—L. 2473. Rice. 240.
—by Devīdāsa. B. 3, 116. P. 17.
—by Bhoja (?). L. 576.
—by Vararuci. Burnell. 141^b.
—by Harisena of Benares. NW. 122.

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

Rājanīti (राजनीति):—[=rāja-nīti] [from rāja > rāj] f. royal conduct or policy, statesmanship, politics, [Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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

Rājanīti (राजनीति):—[rāja-nīti] (tiḥ) 2. f. Regal polity.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Rājanīti (राजनीति) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Rāyanīi.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rajaniti 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Rājanīti (राजनीति) [Also spelled rajniti]:—(nf) politics; ~[ka] political; •[sattā] political authority/power; ~[jña] a politician; -[vijñāna/śāstra] politics; political science.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rājanīti (ರಾಜನೀತಿ):—

1) [noun] = ರಾಜಧರ್ಮ [rajadharma].

2) [noun] political affairs.

3) [noun] the conducting o or participation in political affairs; the profession of a politician.

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