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ratna

ratna n. (1. {rA}) a gift , present , goods , wealth , riches a jewel , gem , treasure , precious stone (the nine jewels are pearl , ruby , topaz , diamond , emerald , lapis lazuli , coral , sapphire , Gomeda hence {ratna} is a N. for the number 9 ; but accord. to some 14) anything valuable or best of its kind (e. g. {putra-r-} , an excellent son) a magnet , loadstone (cf. {maNi}) ; water L. ; = {ratna-havis} m. (with {bhaTTa}) N. of a man
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