Ramaniyaka, Rāmaṇīyaka: 12 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक).—The island called Ramaṇakam where the nāgas live. (See under Ramaṇaka).

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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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Chandas (prosody, study of Sanskrit metres)

[«previous next»] — Ramaniyaka in Chandas glossary
Source: Journal of the University of Bombay Volume V: Apabhramsa metres (2)

Ramaṇīyaka (रमणीयक) (also called Saumyā or Saṃpiṇḍitāgalitā) is the name of a catuṣpadi metre (as popularly employed by the Apabhraṃśa bards), as discussed in books such as the Chandonuśāsana, Kavidarpaṇa, Vṛttajātisamuccaya and Svayambhūchandas.—Saumyā (Ramaṇīyaka) has 21 mātrās in each of its four lines, divided into the groups of 5, 5, 4, 4 and [IS] mātrās.—Saumyā is almost identical with the Galitaka of Kavidarpaṇa II.23 and Hemacandra (p. 30a).

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Chandas (छन्दस्) refers to Sanskrit prosody and represents one of the six Vedangas (auxiliary disciplines belonging to the study of the Vedas). The science of prosody (chandas-shastra) focusses on the study of the poetic meters such as the commonly known twenty-six metres mentioned by Pingalas.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक).—a. (- f.) Lovely, beautiful, pleasing.

-kam Loveliness, beauty; सर्वत्र दयिताधीनं सुव्यक्तं रामणीयकम् (sarvatra dayitādhīnaṃ suvyaktaṃ rāmaṇīyakam) Bk.6.75; सा रामणीयकनिधेरधिदेवता वा (sā rāmaṇīyakanidheradhidevatā vā) Māl.1.21;9.47; तरुणीस्तन एव शोभते मणिहारावलिरामणीयकम् (taruṇīstana eva śobhate maṇihārāvalirāmaṇīyakam) N.2.44; Ki.1. 39;4.4.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ramaṇīyaka (रमणीयक).—adj. (= rām°, q.v., and Sanskrit ramaṇīya), lovely, charming: Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 74.3 (prose), and Kashgar recension for ed. °ṇīya 75.4 (prose); Divyāvadāna 375.4 and 376.24 (prose); Udānavarga xxix.28 (18) (= Pali Dhammapada (Pali) 98, rāmaṇeyyaka); subst., lovely thing, mahā-°ka-samanvāgatāni Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 79.12.

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Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक).—adj. (= ram°, q.v., and Pali rāma-ṇeyyaka), lovely, charming: krīḍanakāni °yakāni Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 160.12 (prose).

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

Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक).—mfn.

(-kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) Beautiful, pleasing. E. ramaṇīya the same, and vuñ aff.

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

Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक).—[neuter] loveliness, beauty.

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

1) Ramaṇīyaka (रमणीयक):—[from ram] m. or n. (?) Name of an island, [Suparṇādhyāya]

2) [v.s. ...] [wrong reading] for rāmaṇīyaka q.v.

3) Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक):—[from rāma] n. ([from] ramaṇīya) loveliness, charm, beauty, [Kāvya literature]

4) [v.s. ...] m. or n. Name of a Dvīpa, [Mahābhārata]

5) [v.s. ...] mfn. = ramaṇīya, lovely, beautiful, pleasing, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक):—[(kaḥ-kā-kaṃ) a.] Beautiful, pleasing. n. Pleasing.

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

Rāmaṇīyaka (रामणीयक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Rāmaṇijjaa.

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Ramaniyaka 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ramaniyaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rāmaṇīyaka (ರಾಮಣೀಯಕ):—[adjective] lovely; beautiful; pleasing.

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Rāmaṇīyaka (ರಾಮಣೀಯಕ):—[noun] loveliness; charm; beauty.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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