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Amarakosha Search
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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
aratni2.6.87Ubhaya-lingaSingular
Monier-Williams Search
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Devanagari
BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
aratnimfn. "disgusted, discontented" ([ ]) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnim. the elbow (according to the emendation of ) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnim. a corner View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnim. a cubit of the middle length, from the elbow to the tip of the little finger, a fist (see 1. a-ratni-) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnimfn. in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' with numbers (exempli gratia, 'for example' pañcāratnyas-,"five fists") View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnif. the elbow (see ratni-.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnikam. the elbow, . View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnimātramf(-)n. one ell in length etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratnimātran. a distance of only an ell View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aratninmfn. not possessing wealth or precious things View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
aṣṭaratnim. 8 aratni-s long, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ṣaḍaratni(ṣ/aḍ--) mfn. six aratni-s in length View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
saratnimf. (see ratni-, aratni-) a particular measure (from the elbow to the closed hand) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
tryaratnimfn. 3 arms long View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
Apte Search
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aratni अरत्निः (m. or f.) [ऋ-कत्नि रत्निः स नास्ति यत्र] 1 The elbow; sometimes the fist itself. -2 A cubit of the middle length, from the elbow to the tip of the little finger, an ell; अरत्निस्तु निष्कनिष्ठेन मुष्टिना Ak.; मध्याङ्गुलि- कूर्परयोर्मध्ये प्रामाणिकः करः । बद्धमुष्टिकरो रत्निररत्निः स कनिष्ठिकः ॥ Halāy.; A measure 24 Aṅgulas (fingers); एकविंशति- यूपास्ते एकविंशत्यरत्नयः Rām.1.14.25. पञ्चारत्नयो रथपथः Kau. A.2.4. सममरत्नियुगे$युगचक्षुषः Ki.18.6. -3 The arm; अरत्निना चाभिहत्य शिरः कायादपाहरत् Mb.3.157.7.
aratnikaḥ अरत्निकः The elbow; चत्वार्यरत्निकास्थीनि (बाह्वोः प्रमाणानि) Y.3.86.
saratni सरत्निः m., f. A kind of cubit-measure; cf. रत्नि or अरत्नि.
Macdonell Search
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aratni m. [joint], elbow; -ka, m. id.
Vedic Index of
Names and Subjects
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aratni This word, which primarily means ‘elbow,’ occurs frequently from the Rigveda onwards as denoting a measure of length (‘ ell ’ or ‘ cubit ’), the distance from the elbow to the tip of the hand. The exact length nowhere appears from the early texts.
Bloomfield Vedic
Concordance
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ūrū aratnī jānunī VS.20.8c; MS.3.11.8c: 152.6; KS.38.4c; TB.2.6.5.5c.
urū aratnī jānunī error for ūrū etc., TB.2.6.5.5c.
Vedabase Search
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aratni noun (masculine) a corner (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a cubit of the middle length (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a fist (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a measure of length; less than one hasta the elbow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 6971/72933
aratni noun (feminine) the elbow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 32520/72933
aratnika adjective measuring one aratni
Frequency rank 18895/72933
aratnika noun (masculine) the elbow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 26631/72933
saratni noun (masculine feminine) a particular measure (from the elbow to the closed hand) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 69361/72933
 

aratni

1. elbow as measure; 2. a linear measurement equal to 42 centimetres.

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mīmāṃsāśāstrānusāreṇa parimāṇaviśeṣaḥ।

purātanīye kāle aratninā yajñavedikāyāḥ māpanaṃ kriyate sma।

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