Rathin: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rathin (रथिन्).—a. [ratha-ini]

1) Riding or driving in a carriage.

2) Possessing or owning a carriage. -m.

1) An owner of a carriage.

2) A warrior who fights from a chariot; आत्मानं रथिनं विद्धि शरीरं रथमेव तु । बुद्धिं तु सारथिं विद्धि मनः प्रग्रहमेव च (ātmānaṃ rathinaṃ viddhi śarīraṃ rathameva tu | buddhiṃ tu sārathiṃ viddhi manaḥ pragrahameva ca) || Kaṭha Up.1.3.3; R.7.37.

3) A man of क्षत्रिय (kṣatriya) caste.

4) A driver.

-nī A number of carriages or chariots.

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

Rathin (रथिन्).—m. (-thī) 1. A warrior who fights in a car. 2. The owner of or rider in a car. E. ratha, and ini aff.

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

Rathin (रथिन्).—i. e. ratha + īn, I. adj. Mounted on carriages, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 49, 18. Ii. m. 1. The owner of, or rider in, a car, lord of chariots, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 100. 2. A warrior who fights in a car, [Draupadīpramātha] 2, 12; [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 130, 4.

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

Rathin (रथिन्).—[adjective] having or going in a carriage, carriage or cart-; [masculine] charioteer or = [preceding]

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

1) Rathin (रथिन्):—[from ratha] mfn. possessing or going in a chariot or carriage, fighting in a war-c° (superl. thi-tama), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] consisting of c°, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] carried in c° (as goods), [Ṛg-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] accustomed to c° (as horses), [ib.]

5) [v.s. ...] m. an owner of a carriage or c°, charioteer, warrior who fights from a c°, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

6) [v.s. ...] a Kṣatriya, [Mahābhārata]

7) [v.s. ...] a driver, [Hemacandra’s Pariśiṣṭaparvan]

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

Rathin (रथिन्):—(thī) 5. m. Owner of a car; a warrior who fights in a car.

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

Rathin (रथिन्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Rahi.

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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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