Rani, Rāṇī: 10 definitions
Rani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, biology. 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Rani [राणी] in the Konkani language is the name of a plant identified with Alseodaphne semecarpifolia Nees from the Lauraceae (Laurel) family having the following synonyms: Laurus semecarpifolia. For the possible medicinal usage of rani, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
India history and geographySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
Rāṇī.—(EI 23, 33), feminine from of Rāṇa or Rāṇā (i. e. Rāṇaka); designation of a queen. Note: rāṇī is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales
Rani refers to “Queen”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
rāṇī (राणी).—f ( H or rājñī S) A queen.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Rāṇi (राणि):—[from rāṇa] m. [patronymic] [from] raṇa [gana] pailādi.
2) Rāṇī (राणी):—[from rāṇā] f. (corruption of rājñī q.v.) a queen.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Rānī (रानी):—(nf) a queen; beloved; —[biṭiyā] good daughter; —[rūṭheṃgī apanā suhāga leṃgī] the worst one could do is to do what one can.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Rāṇī has the following synonyms: Rāṇiā.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the wife of a king; a queen.
2) [noun] a woman who rules over a monarchy in her own right; a female sovereign; a queen.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+1): Rani-chap, Rani-khirro, Rani-salla, Rania, Raniga, Ranigeddalu, Ranijenu, Ranika, Ranimaoi, Raniphul, Ranira, Ranirauta, Ranisalu, Ranita, Ranitalasita, Ranitar, Ranitri, Raniva, Ranivas, Ranivasa.
Ends with (+577): Abhiprani, Abhirani, Abhrani, Adarani, Adharani, Adhararani, Adhikarani, Advairatnakoshapurani, Advaitaratnakoshapurani, Agrani, Aharani, Ahigarani, Ahikarani, Ahirani, Aindrani, Airani, Aishrvaryaca Prani, Ajakarani, Ajnanaprani, Akarani.
Full-text (+47): Tricatura, Pattarani, Yar rani, Jni, Muyalkathilai, Maansevikalli, Mehatara, Elai-kalli, Ranivasa, Sottara, Rajnika, Ayarani, Aparapara, Ranavasa, Rani-khirro, Ranirauta, Jahaja, Didrikshuka, Mehuni, Mehatar.
Search found 16 books and stories containing Rani, Rāṇī, Rāṇi, Rānī; (plurals include: Ranis, Rāṇīs, Rāṇis, Rānīs). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Chapter 20 - The Mongoose Boy < [Appendix]
Chapter XXXVI - The Boy Who Learnt Magic < [Part I]
Chapter XVIII - The Laughing Fish < [Part I]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 28 - Rani Ranakde < [Part 3 - Kankavati]
Chapter 39 - Parkaya Pravesh < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Chapter 18 - Gana Gor < [Part 3 - Kankavati]
The Wedding < [July 1966]
The Wedding < [July 1966]
A Brave Queen < [January - March 1972]
Vastu-shastra (5): Temple Architecture (by D. N. Shukla)
Temples of Orissa (2): Puri < [Chapter 12 - History of Hindu Temples (Prāsādas and Vimānas)]
Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 20 - Study Conducted on Rājaśekhara’s Kāvyamīmāṃsā < [Chapter 1 - Introduction]
Kathasaritsagara (the Ocean of Story) (by Somadeva)
Vetāla 1: The Prince who was helped to a Wife by his Father’s Minister < [Appendix 6.1 - The Twenty-five Tales of a Vetāla]
Note on the “external soul” motif < [Notes]