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varam: neuter nominative singular stem: vara
varam: masculine accusative singular stem: vara
varam: neuter accusative singular stem: vara
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BrahmiEXPERIMENTAL
varamind. (am-) (gaRa svar-ādi-) preferably, rather, better (also = preferable, sometimes with ablative which in veda- is often followed by ā- exempli gratia, 'for example' agn/ibhyo v/aram-,"better than fires" ; s/akkibhya /ā v/aram-,"better than companions" ;exceptionally with accusative exempli gratia, 'for example' śiṣyaiḥ śata-hutān homān-, ekaḥ putra-kut varam-,"better one sacrifice offered by a son than a hundred offered by disciples" ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamind. it is better that, it would be best if (with present tense exempli gratia, 'for example' varaṃ gacchāmi-,"it is better that I go";or with imperative exempli gratia, 'for example' varaṃ naye sthāpyatām-,"it would be better if he were initiated into our plan" ;or without any verb exempli gratia, 'for example' varaṃ siṃhāt-,"better [death caused] by a lion" ;sometimes with Potential,e.g. varaṃ tat kuryāt-,"better that he should do that" ) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamind. it is better than, rather than (in these senses varam-is followed by, na-, na ca- na tu-, na punaḥ- tad api na-or tathāpi na-,with Nominal verb exempli gratia, 'for example' varaṃ mṛśyur nacākīrtiḥ-,"better death than [lit."and not"] infamy";exceptionally with instrumental case exempli gratia, 'for example' varam eko guṇī putro ta ca mūrkha-śatair api-,"better one virtuous son than hundreds of fools" ; na hi-varam-,"by no mean - but rather") etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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varam वरम् ind. Rather or better than, preferably to, it is better that &c. It is sometimes used with the ablative; समुन्नयन् भूतिमनार्यसंगमाद्वरं विरोधो$पि समं महात्मभिः Ki.1.8. But it is generally used absolutely, वरम् being used with the clause containing the thing preferred, and न च, न तु or न पुनः with the clause containing the thing to which the first is preferred, (both being put in the nominative case); वरं मौनं कार्यं न च वचनमुक्तं यदनृतं ... वरं भिक्षाशित्वं न च परधनास्वादनसुखम् H.1.116; वरं प्राणत्यागो न पुनरधमानामुपगमः ibid; वरं गर्भस्रावो वरमृतुषु नैवाभिगमनम्, वरं जातप्रेतो वरमपि च कन्यैव जनिता । वरं वन्ध्या भार्या वरमपि च गर्भेषु वसतिर्न चाविद्वान् रूपद्रविणगुणयुक्तो$पि तनयः ॥ Pt.; sometimes न is used without च, तु or पुनः; याच्ञा मोघा वरमधिगुणे नाधमे लब्धकामा Me.6.
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varam ad., v.  1. vara.
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varam

kuṅkumam, vāhnīkam, vāhnikam, varavāhnīkam, agniśikham, varaḥ, varam, baraḥ, baram, kāśmīrajanma, kāśmīrajaḥ, pītakam, pītanam, pītacandanam, pītakāveram, kāveram, raktasaṃjñam, raktam, śoṇitam, lohitam, lohitacandanam, gauram, haricandanam, ghusṛṇam, jāguḍam, saṅkocam, piśunam, ghīram, kucandanam   

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