Ras, aka: Rās, Rash; 3 Definition(s)


Ras means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Ras (रस्).—Personal ending of the third pers. (प्रथमपुरुष (prathamapuruṣa)) substituted for the affix झि (jhi) in the first future (लुट् (luṭ)): cf. लुटः प्रथमस्य डारौरसः (luṭaḥ prathamasya ḍāraurasaḥ) II.4.85.

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ras (रस्).—I. 1 P. (rasati, rasita)

1) To roar, yell, cry out, scream; करिव वन्यः परुषं ररास (kariva vanyaḥ paruṣaṃ rarāsa) R.16.78; Śi.3.41.

2) To sound, make a noise, tinkle, jingle &c.; राजन्योपनिमन्त्रणाय रसति स्फीतं यशोदुन्दुभिः (rājanyopanimantraṇāya rasati sphītaṃ yaśodundubhiḥ) Ve.1.25; रसतां निर्भरं नूपुराणाम् (rasatāṃ nirbharaṃ nūpurāṇām) Ratn.1.19; रसतु रसनापि तव घनजघनमण्डले (rasatu rasanāpi tava ghanajaghanamaṇḍale) Gīt.1.

3) To resound, reverberate.

4) To sing.

5) Ved. To praise. -II. 1 U. (rasayati-te, rasita)

1) To taste, relish; रसती रसना रसान् (rasatī rasanā rasān) Mb.12.285.19; मृद्वीका रसिता (mṛdvīkā rasitā) Bv.4.13; Śi. 1.27; Mv.7.3.

2) To feel, perceive.

3) To love.

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Rās (रास्).—1 Ā. (rāsate) To cry, scream, yell, sound, howl.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ras (रस्).—r. 1st cl. (rasati) 1. To sound. 2. To roar, to cry. r. 10th cl. (rasayati te) 1. To taste, to relish. 2. To love, to regard.

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Rāś (राश्).—[(ṛ)rāśṛ] r. 1st and 4th cl. (rāśate rāśyate) To sound.

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Rās (रास्).—[(ṛ)rāsṛ] r. 1st cl. (rāsate) To sound, to cry.

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