Ramaduta, Rāmadūta, Rama-duta: 4 definitions
Ramaduta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
rāmadūta (रामदूत).—m (S Messenger of Rama.) A term for a monkey.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Name of Hanumat.
2) a monkey.
-tī a kind of basil.
Derivable forms: rāmadūtaḥ (रामदूतः).
Rāmadūta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms rāma and dūta (दूत).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-taḥ) The monkey Hanumana, the friend and messenger of Rama. f. (-tiḥ-tī) A shrub, apparently a variety of basil with small leaves. “nāgdonā”. E. rāma Rama, and dūta a messenger.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rāmadūta (रामदूत):—[=rāma-dūta] [from rāma] m. ‘R°s’s messenger’, Name of Hanumat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] a monkey, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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