Arjun (name)

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Arjun
GenderMale
Origin
Meaning"white", "clear" [1]
"silver"[1]
Region of originSouth Asia

Arjun (Sanskrit pronunciation: [ɐɽˈdʑʊn]) is an Indian male given name, based on Arjuna, a legendary hero who is a best archer in central character of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Arjuna had four other brothers, who were Yudhishthira, Bhima, Nakula, Sahadeva, and Karna.

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  • Arjun (singer), (real name Arjun Coomaraswamy), British-Sri Lankan singer-songwriter, and producer known by his mononym Arjun
  • Arjun Munda, chief minister of the Indian state of Jharkhand
  • Arjun Nair, Australian cricketer
  • Arjun Appadurai, a contemporary social theorist
  • Arjun Atwal, professional golfer
  • Arjun Janya Indian film score and soundtrack composer and singer, mainly scoring music for Kannada films
  • Arjuna Ranatunga, former Sri Lankan cricketer, now a politician.
  • Arjun Daiwik, professional actor and model

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monier-Williams, Monier (1899). A Sanskrit-English dictionary : etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages. Oxford: Clarendon Press.