Ranaranaka, Rana-ranaka, Raṇaraṇaka: 6 definitions


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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Raṇaraṇaka.—(LP), anxiety. Note: raṇaraṇaka 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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Raṇaraṇaka (रणरणक).—

1) anxiety, uneasiness, regret, (for a beloved object), affliction or torment (as caused by love); रणरणकविवृद्धिं बिभ्रदावर्तमानम् (raṇaraṇakavivṛddhiṃ bibhradāvartamānam) Māl.1.41; अतिभूमिं गतेन रणरणकेनार्यपुत्रशून्यमिवात्मानं पश्यामि (atibhūmiṃ gatena raṇaraṇakenāryaputraśūnyamivātmānaṃ paśyāmi) U.1.

2) love, desire.

-kaḥ the god of love.

Derivable forms: raṇaraṇakaḥ (रणरणकः), raṇaraṇakam (रणरणकम्).

Raṇaraṇaka is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms raṇa and raṇaka (रणक).

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

Raṇaraṇaka (रणरणक).—m.

(-kaḥ) 1. Anxiety, regret: see the last. 2. Love, desire. 3. Kama. E. raṇ to sound, aff. kan .

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

Raṇaraṇaka (रणरणक).—[masculine] longing for, ardent desire; love or the god of love.

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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. 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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