रजनिः नी f. [रज्यते$त्र, रञ्ज्-कनि वा ङीप् Uṇ.2.11] 1 Night; हरिरभिमानी रजनिरिदानीमियमपि याति विरामम् Gīt.5; रतिश्रान्ता शेते रजनिरमणी गाढमुरसि K. P. -2 Turmeric. -3 Red lac; यथा रजनी मे कण्डूयति, तिलको मे स्पन्दते इति । रागा- भावे तिलकाभावे च तद्देशलक्षणया भवन्ति वक्तार इति ŚB. on Ms.8.4.28. -4 N. of Durgā. -Comp. -करः 1 the moon. -2 camphor. -चरः 1 a nightstalker, demon, goblin. -2 a thief. -3 a night-watcher. -4 N. of the moon. -जलम् night-dew, hoar-frost. -नाथः, -पतिः, -रमणः the moon. -पुरन्ध्री a form of the upamā (उपमा- रूपक); Kāvyāl.4.3.32 (com). -मुखम् nightfall, evening; प्रदोषो रजनीमुखम् Ak. -हंसा a Śephālī flower.
ad. every night; -ratha, m. (whose chariot is against one), adversary in fight, equal antagonist; -rath yam, ad. on every road; -ravá, m. shouting at any one, quarrelling, brawl; echo (sg. & pl.); -rasita, (pp.) n. echo.
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