Rohi, Rohī: 10 definitions



Rohi means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.

In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

See Rohini (5).

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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India history and geogprahy

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Rohī.—(IA 11), Pañjābī; uplands. Note: rohī 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

rōhī (रोही).—f (rōhita S) A fish, Carp, Cyprinus denticulatus. Buch., C. Rohita. Ham. 2 Slatecolored Antelope or Nilgay, Antilope picta. Pall.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rohi (रोहि).—[ruh-in Uṇ.4.13]

1) A kind of deer.

2) A religious man.

3) A tree.

4) A seed.

Derivable forms: rohiḥ (रोहिः).

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

Rohi (रोहि).—m.

(-hiḥ) 1. A tree. 2. A seed. 3. A pious or religious man, one observing a vow, &c. 4. A kind of deer. “vanaroha iti bhāṣā .” E. ruh to grow, Unadi aff. in .

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

Rohi (रोहि).—[masculine] a kind of deer.

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Rohī (रोही).—[feminine] a doe.

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

1) Rohi (रोहि):—m. ([probably] [from] a √ruh for 4. rudh, ‘to be red’) a kind of deer, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) a seed

3) a tree

4) a pious or religious man (= vratin).

5) Rohī (रोही):—[from rohi] f. a doe, [Mahābhārata] ([varia lectio] rauhī)

6) [v.s. ...] Name of a river, [ib.]

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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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