Iriṇam

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By M. A. Alwar


Sometimes transliterated as: Irinam, IriNam, Irinam


Empty barren land.[1]

Gender

Iriṇam is a neutral form.

Origin

General

It is derived from "ṛcchatīti" which means 'That which goes'.

Grammatical

It can be split as ṛ gatiprāpaṇayoḥ+inan.

Usage in Manu Smriti

It is used to in the following statement:
“Like a sower who sows seed in barren land and does not get any fruit”.[2]

References

  1. As per Ajaya.
  2. Manu Smriti 3|142
  • Shabdakalpadrumah by Raja Radhakantdev, Varadaprasada Vasu, Haricarana Vasu