Raula, Rāūḷa, Rāūla: 8 definitions

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Raula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Rāūḷa can be transliterated into English as Raula or Raulia, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Rāula.—(EI 24, 28), derived from Sanskrit Rājakula; title of nobility; same as Rāvata, etc. Note: rāula 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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rāūḷa (राऊळ).—n (rāva & ālaya. King's place.) A palace. Ex. maga rāvaḷāsīṃ jāūna tvarita || rukmiṇī- kānta namiyēlā ||. 2 A temple. Generally used in conjunction with dēūḷa; as dēūḷarāūḷa or rāvaḷīṃ- dēvaḷīṃ.

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rāūḷa (राऊळ).—m A tribe of Shudras or an individual of it. They are worshipers of bhairava; they make brushes and combs &c. for the weaver.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

rāuḷā (राउळा).—m Guests and visitors comprehensively.

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rāūḷa (राऊळ).—n A palace. A temple. m A tribe.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Rāula (राउल):—m. Name of a man, [Catalogue(s)]

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Raula 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Raulā (रौला):—(nm) noise, clamour; —[ḍālanā] to create a noise.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Rāula (राउल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Rājakula.

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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.

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