रति

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From रम् ‎(ram)

Noun[edit]

रति ‎(ratif

  1. rest, repose.
  2. pleasure, enjoyment, delight in, fondness for (loc. or comp. ; रतिम् with √ आप्, लभ्, उप-लभ्, अधि-गम्, विद्कृ or बन्ध् and loc., ‘ to find pleasure in ’).
  3. the pleasure of love, sexual passion or union, amorous enjoyment (often personified as one of the two wives of काम-देव, together with प्रीति q.v.).
  4. the pudenda.
  5. = रति-गृह, pleasure-house.
  6. Name of the sixth कल of the Moon.
  7. Name of an अप्सरस्.
  8. Name of the wife of विभु (mother of पृथु-षेण).
  9. Name of a magical incantation recited over weapons.
  10. Name of the letter न्.
  11. Name of a metre.

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0867