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vara: masculine vocative singular stem: vara
vara: neuter vocative singular stem: vara
vara: second person singular present imperative class 1 parasmaipadavṛ
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√varavaraīpsāyām10244
Amarakosha Search
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WordReferenceGenderNumberSynonymsDefinition
abhihāraḥ3.3.176MasculineSingularnyāyyam, varam, balam, sthirāṃśaḥ
aṅganamNeuterSingularcatvaram, ajiram
anujaḥ2.6.43MasculineSingularjaghanyajaḥ, kaniṣṭhaḥ, yavīyān, avarajaḥ
asvara3.1.36MasculineSingularasaumyasvara
davaḥ3.3.214MasculineSingularāhvānam, adhvara, ājñā
devakhātamNeuterSingularbilam, guhā, gahvaram
dūṣyā2.8.42FeminineSingularkakṣyā, varatrā
gandholī2.5.30FeminineSingularvaraṭā
garutmānMasculineSingularnāgāntakaḥ, viṣṇurathaḥ, garuḍaḥ, suparṇaḥ, tārkṣyaḥ, pannagāśanaḥ, vainateyaḥ, khageśvaraa heavanly bird
gātram2.8.41NeuterSingularavaram
gauḥ2.9.67-72FeminineSingularupasaryā, rohiṇī, bahusūtiḥ, kapilā, navasūtikā, ekahāyanī, droṇakṣīrā, bandhyā, saurabheyī, garbhopaghātinī, arjunī, acaṇḍī, dhavalā, vaṣkayiṇī, dvivarṣā, pīnoghnī, tryabdā, samāṃsamīnā, sandhinī, vaśā, praṣṭhauhī, naicikī, pareṣṭukā, pāṭalā, suvratā, caturabdā, droṇadugdhā, avatokā, usrā, kālyā, aghnyā, sukarā, kṛṣṇā, dhenuḥ, ekābdā, varastanī, trihāyaṇī, māheyī, vehad, śṛṅgiṇī, bālagarbhiṇī, śavalī, cirasūtā, dvihāyanī, sukhasaṃdohyā, caturhāyaṇī, dhenuṣyā, sravadgarbhā, mātā(49)cow
hañjikāFeminineSingularvardhakaḥ, bhārgī, brāhmaṇayaṣṭikā, aṅgāravallī, bāleyaśākaḥ, brāhmaṇī, varvara, padmā
jetā2.8.79MasculineSingularjiṣṇuḥ, jitvara
kaivartaḥ1.10.15MasculineSingulardāśaḥ, dhīvarafisherman
kuberaḥ1.1.68-69MasculineSingularekapiṅgaḥ, paulastyaḥ, dhanādhipaḥ, manuṣyadharmā, tryambakasakhaḥ, śrīdaḥ, yakṣaḥ, vaiśravaṇaḥ, rājarājaḥ, guhyakeśvara, aiḍaviḍaḥ, naravāhanaḥ, kinnareśaḥ, dhanadaḥ, yakṣarāṭ, puṇyajaneśvarakuber
kuharam1.8.1NeuterSingularśvabhram, nirvyathanam, vivaram, śuṣiḥ, randhram, chidram, śuṣiram, vapā, rokam, bilamthe infernal region
kuṅkumam2.6.124NeuterSingularlohitacandanam, saṅkocam, bāhlīkam, kāśmīrājanma, dhīram, raktam, varam, piśunam, pītanam, agniśikham
nadhrī2.10.31FeminineSingularvardhrī, varatrā
nandīMasculineSingularbhṛṅgī, riṭiḥ, tuṇḍī, nandikaḥ, nandikeśvara, śṛṅgīnandi
nijaḥ3.3.38MasculineSingularkhalatiḥ, duṣcarmā, maheśvara
nīlāmbujanmaNeuterSingularindīvaramblue lotus
paryaṅkaḥ3.3.19MasculineSingulardhīvara
prākāraḥMasculineSingularvaraṇaḥ, sālaḥ
ratnam2.9.94NeuterSingularhiraṇyam, ‍tapanīyam, ‍bharma, jātarūpam, rukmam, a‍ṣṭāpadaḥ, suvarṇam, hema, śātakumbham, karburam, mahārajatam, kārtasvaram, kanakam, hāṭakam, gāṅgeyam, cāmīkaram, kāñcanam, jāmbūnadam
rūpyam3.3.168MasculineSingularprastaraḥ, adhvara
sālaḥ2.2.44MasculineSingularsasyasaṃvara, sarjaḥ, kārṣyaḥ, aśvakarṇakaḥ
śaṃbhuḥMasculineSingularkapardī, kapālabhṛt, virūpākṣaḥ, sarvajñaḥ, haraḥ, tryambakaḥ, andhakaripuḥ, vyomakeśaḥ, sthāṇuḥ, ahirbudhnyaḥ, paśupatiḥ, mahānaṭaḥ, maheśvara, īśānaḥ, bhūteśaḥ, giriśaḥ, kṛttivāsāḥ, ugraḥ, śitikaṇṭhaḥ, mahādevaḥ, kṛśānuretāḥ, nīlalohitaḥ, bhargaḥ, gaṅgādharaḥ, vṛṣadhvajaḥ, bhīmaḥ, umāpatiḥ, īśaḥ, gajāriḥ, śūlī, śarvaḥ, candraśekharaḥ, girīśaḥ, mṛtyuñjayaḥ, prathamādhipaḥ, śrīkaṇṭhaḥ, vāmadevaḥ, trilocanaḥ, dhūrjaṭiḥ, smaraharaḥ, tripurāntakaḥ, kratudhvaṃsī, bhavaḥ, rudraḥ, aṣṭamūrtiḥ, śivaḥ, īśvara, śaṅkaraḥ, khaṇḍaparaśuḥ, mṛḍaḥ, pinākī(51)shiva, god
santāpaḥMasculineSingularsaṃjvarabecomin very hot,gear of burning heat
śarīram2.6.71NeuterSingulartanūḥ, dehaḥ, varṣma, gātram, tanuḥ, kāyaḥ, saṃhananam, kalevaram, mūrtiḥ, vigrahaḥ, vapuḥ
satatam1.1.66NeuterSingularanavaratam, aśrāntam, ajasram, santatam, aviratam, aniśam, nityam, anāratameternal or continually
śīghram1.1.65NeuterSingularavilambitam, satvaram, kṣipram, tūrṇam, drutam, laghu, āśu, capalam, aram, tvaritamswiftly
sthaṇḍilam2.7.20NeuterSingularcatvaram
sthūlapīvara3.1.60NeuterSingularpīnam, pīva, varam
śūdraḥ2.10.1MasculineSingularavaravarṇaḥ, vṛṣalaḥ, jaghanyajaḥ
suvratā2.9.72FeminineSingular‍pīvarastanī
svāmī3.1.8MasculineSingularprabhuḥ, adhibhūḥ, īśvara, adhipaḥ, netā, īśitā, parivṛḍhaḥ, nāyakaḥ, patiḥ
tejaḥ3.3.242NeuterSingularvara, uruḥ
upadhā3.3.147FeminineSingularstotram, adhvara
vāmaḥ3.3.152MasculineSingulardevara, śyālaḥ
varārohā2.6.4FeminineSingularuttamā, varavarṇinī, mattakāśinī
vikāsī3.1.29MasculineSingularvikasvara
virati:2.4.37FeminineSingularāratiḥ, avaratiḥ, uparāmaḥ
viṣṇuḥ1.1.18-21MasculineSingularadhokṣajaḥ, vidhuḥ, yajñapuruṣaḥ, viśvarūpaḥ, vaikuṇṭhaḥ, hṛṣīkeśaḥ, svabhūḥ, govindaḥ, acyutaḥ, janārdanaḥ, cakrapāṇiḥ, madhuripuḥ, devakīnandanaḥ, puruṣottamaḥ, kaṃsārātiḥ, kaiṭabhajit, purāṇapuruṣaḥ, jalaśāyī, muramardanaḥ, kṛṣṇaḥ, dāmodaraḥ, mādhavaḥ, puṇḍarīkākṣaḥ, pītāmbaraḥ, viśvaksenaḥ, indrāvarajaḥ, padmanābhaḥ, trivikramaḥ, śrīpatiḥ, balidhvaṃsī, viśvambharaḥ, śrīvatsalāñchanaḥ, narakāntakaḥ, mukundaḥ, nārāyaṇaḥ, viṣṭaraśravāḥ, keśavaḥ, daityāriḥ, garuḍadhvajaḥ, śārṅgī, upendraḥ, caturbhujaḥ, vāsudevaḥ, śauriḥ, vanamālī(45)vishnu, the god
vivadhaḥ3.3.103MasculineSingulardoṣotpādaḥ, prakṛtyādivinaśvaraḥ(vyākaraṇe), mukhyānuyāyīśiśuḥ, prakṛtasyānuvartanam
yajñaḥ2.7.15MasculineSingularkratuḥ, savaḥ, adhvara, yāgaḥ, saptatantuḥ, makhaḥ
yakṣadhūpaḥ2.6.128MasculineSingularsarjarasaḥ, rālaḥ, sarvarasaḥ, bahurūpaḥ
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varam. (fr.1. vṛ-),"environing","enclosing", circumference, space, room (v/ara /ā pṛthivy/āḥ-,on the wide earth) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. stopping, checking View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamf(ā-)n. (fr.2. vṛ-) choosing (See patiṃ-varā-, svayaṃ-varā-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. "chooser", one who solicits a girl in marriage, suitor, lover, bridegroom, husband (rarely"son-in-law") etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. a bridegroom's friend View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. a dissolute man (equals vita-or ṣiḍga-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamf(ā-)n. (v/ara-) "select", choicest, valuable, precious, best, most excellent or eminent among (genitive case locative case ablative,or compound) or for (genitive case) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamf(ā-)n. (in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound') royal, princely View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamf(ā-)n. better, preferable, better than (ablative,rarely genitive case) or among (ablative) etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varamf(ā-)n. eldest View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. (rarely n.; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f(ā-).) "act or object of choosing", election, wish, request View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. boon, gift, reward, benefit, blessing, favour (v/arāya-, v/aram /ā-, pr/ati v/aram-or v/araṃ varam-,"according to wish, to one's heart's content"; mad-varāt-,"in consequence of the boon granted by me"; v/araṃ-vṛ-,"to choose a boon"; varaṃ-yāc-or ā-kāṅkṣ-or brū-or Causal of pra-arth-,"to prefer a request"; v/araṃ-,"to grant a boon or blessing"; varam pra--or pra-yam- idem or 'm. (rarely n.; in fine compositi or 'at the end of a compound' f(ā-).) "act or object of choosing", election, wish, request'; varaṃ-labh-,"to receive a boon or reward") etc. View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. a benefit, advantage, privilege View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. charity, alms View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. a dowry View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. a kind of grain (equals varata-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. bdellium View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. a sparrow View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varam. Name of a son of śvaphalka- View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
varan. saffron (In compound not always separable from 1. vara-.) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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vara वर a. [वृ-कर्मणि अप्] 1 Best, excellent, most beautiful or precious, choicest, finest, royal, princely; with gen. or loc. or usually at the end of comp.; वदतां वरः R.1.59; वेदविदां वरेण 5.23;11.54; Ku.6.18; नृवरः, तरुवराः, सरिद्वरा &c. -2 Better than, preferable to; ग्रन्थिभ्यो धारिणो वराः Ms.12.13; Y.1.352. -रः 1 The act of choosing, selecting. -2 Choice, selection. -3 A boon, blessing, favour (तपोभिरिष्यते यस्तु देवेभ्यः स वरो मतः); वरं वृ or याच् 'to ask a boon'; प्रीतास्मि ते पुत्र वरं वृणीष्व R.2.63; भवल्लब्धवरोदीर्णः Ku.2.32; (for the distinction between वर and आशिस् see आशिस्). -4 A gift, present, reward, recompense. -5 A wish, desire in general. -6 Solicitation, entreaty. -7 Charity, alms. -8 Surrounding, enclosing. -9 Obstructing, checking. -1 A bridegroom, husband; वरं वरयते कन्या; see under वधू (1) also. -11 A suitor, wooer. -12 A dowry. -13 A son-in-law; 'वरो जामातरि श्रेष्ठे' इति विश्वः; रथाङ्गभर्त्रे$भिनवं वराय Śi.3.36. -14 A dissolute man, libertine. -15 A sparrow. -16 Bdellium. -रम् Saffron; (for वरम् see separately). -Comp. -अङ्ग a. having an excellent form. (-ङ्गः) 1 an elephant. -2 N. of Viṣṇu. -3 N. of Cupid. -4 a Nakṣatra year consisting of 324 days. (-ङ्गी) turmeric. (-ङ्गम्) 1 the head; वराङ्गानि महार्हाणि धनुषा शातयामि वः Rām.1.66.1; वराङ्गमुर्व्यामपतच्चमूमुखे Mb.8.91.53. -2 the best part. -3 an elegant form. -4 pudendum muliebre. -5 green cinnamon. -अङ्गना a lovely woman; वराङ्गनासेवनमल्पभोजनम् Lakṣmīcharitra. -अन्नम् excellent dish; पक्वापक्वं दिवारात्रं वरान्नममृतोपमम् Mb.7.67.2. -अरणिः a mother; ददर्श रावणस्तत्र गोवृषेन्द्रवरारणिम् Rām.7.23.22. -अर्ह a. 1 worthy of a boon. -2 very worthy, highly esteemed; -मत्कृते$द्य वरार्हायाः श्यामतां समुपागतम्(मुखम्) Mb.3.144. 11. -3 very expensive. -आनना a lovely-faced woman. -आजीविन् m. an astrologer. -आरुहः an ox. -आरोह a. having fine hips. (-हः) 1 an excellent rider. -2 a rider on an elephant or horse. -3 mounting, riding. (-हा) an elegant or a beautiful woman; कामं कुरु वरा- रोहे देहि मे परिरम्भणम् Māl.6.11. -आलिः the moon. -आसनम् 1 an excellent seat. -2 the chief seat, a seat of honour. -3 the China rose. -4 a cistern, reservoir. (-नः) 1 a door-keeper. -2 a lover, paramour -इन्द्रः 1 a chief, sovereign. -2 Indra. -3 (also n.) N. of a part of Bengal. -न्द्री the ancient Gaura or Gauda country. -ईश्वरः N. of Śiva. -उरुः, -रूः f. a beautiful woman (lit. having beautiful thighs). -क्रतुः an epithet of Indra. -गात्र a. fair-limbed, beautiful. -चन्दनम् 1 a kind of sandal wood. -2 the pine tree. -तनु a. fairlimbed. (-नुः f.) a beautiful woman; वरतनुरथवासौ नैव दृष्टा त्वया मे V.4.22. -तन्तुः N. of an ancient sage; कौत्सः प्रपेदे वरतन्तुशिष्यः R.5.1. -त्वचः the Nimba tree. -द a. 1 conferring a boon, granting or fulfilling a boon; आगच्छ वरदे देवि जपे मे संनिधौ भव Sandhyā. -2 propitious. (-दः) 1 a benefactor. -2 N. of a class of Manes. -3 fire for propitiatory burnt offerings. ˚चतुर्थी N. of the 4th day in the bright half of माघ, ˚हस्तः the boon-giving or beneficent hand (placed on the head of a suppliant by a deity &c.). (-दा) 1 N. of a river; वरद वरदारोधोवृक्षैः सहावनतो रिपुः M.5.1. -2 a maiden, girl. -दक्षिणा 1 a present made to the bridegroom by the father of the bride. -2 a term for expense incurred in fruitless endeavours to recover a loss. -दानम् the granting of a boon. -दानिक a. arising from the bestowal of a favour or boon; चतुर्दश वने वासं वर्षाणि वरदानिकम् Rām.2.17.7. -द्रुमः agallochum. -धर्मः a noble act of justice. -निमन्त्र- णम् a journey undertaken by the parents of the bride to recall the bridegroom (who pretends to go to Kāśī.). -निश्चयः the choice of a bridegroom. -पक्षः the party of the bridegroom (at a wedding); प्रमुदितवरपक्षमेकतस्तत् R.6.86. -पुरुषः the best of men; अहं वरपुरुषमनुष्यो वासुदेवः कामयितव्यः Mk.1.3/31. -प्रद a. granting wishes. -प्रदा N. of Lopāmudrā. -प्रस्थानम्, -यात्रा the setting out of the bridegroom in procession towards the house of the bride for the celebration of marriage. -फलः the cocoa-nut tree. -बाह्लिकम् saffron. -युवतिः, -ती f. a beautiful young woman. -रुचिः N. of a poet and grammarian (one of the 'nine gems' at the court of king Vikrama; see नवरत्न; he is identified by some with Kātyāyana, the celebrated author of the Vārtikas on Pāṇini's Sūtras). -लक्षणम् the requisites of wedding. पाणिग्रहणमन्त्राश्च प्रथितं वरलक्षणम् Mb.7.55.16. -लब्ध a. received as a boon. (-ब्धः) the Champaka tree. -वत्सला a mother-in-law. -वर्णम् gold. -वर्णिनी 1 an excellent or fair-complexioned woman; मया हीयं वृता पूर्वं भार्यार्थे वरवर्णिनी Mb.1.5.23. -2 a woman in general. -3 turmeric. -4 lac. -5 N. of Lakṣmī. -6 of Durgā. -7 of Sarasvatī. -8 the creeper called Priyaṅgu. -9 a yellow pigment. -वृद्धः N. of Śiva. -शीतम् cinnamon. -सुरत a. 1 very wanton. -2 acquainted with the secrets of sexual intercourse. -स्रज् f. 'the bridegroom's garland', the garland put by the bride round the neck of the bridegroom.
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vara a. [select: √ 2. vri] best, choicest, most excellent or beautiful, among (ab., g., lc., --°ree;); better, more excellent, than (ab., rarely g.), among (ab., v. r.); n. vár am, ad. specially, rather, better, than (ab. ±&asharp;; RV.); with pr. or impv. it is or were better that or if (the vb. being sts. omitted); with pot. it were more likely that; predica tively without a vb. is or are better, than (ab., in V. id.±&asharp;); varam -na, na ka, na tu, na punah, tad api na, or tathâ½api na, (it is) better (that) or rather -than (with vb. in pr. or pot.); predicatively with ellipse of copula: -is the best thing, and not = -is better than (nm., very rarely in.); varam varam na or na ka khalu varam, better than (nm.).
vara m. [√ 2. vri] choice, wish; object to be chosen as a gift or reward, boon; privilege (rare); dowry (rare): -m vri, choose a boon; -m pra½arth or yâk, express a wish; supplicate a blessing; -mdâ, grant a boon or blessing; -m pra-yam, grant a wish; vár am &asharp; or várâya, according to wish, to one's heart's content (RV.); mad-varât, in conse quence of the boon granted by me.
vara m. [chooser: √ 2. vri] suitor; lover, bridegroom, husband; son-in-law (C., rare).
vara m. [enclosing: √ 1. vri] cir cumference, space (V.); hindering, checking (RV.).
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vara In the Rigveda and later regularly denotes a ‘wooer.’
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varaor वरच् krt affix वर applied to the roots स्था, ईश्, भास्, पिस् and कस्,as also to the intensive base of या in the sense of a habituated agent; e. g. स्थावर, ईश्वर, यायावर et cetera, and others confer, compare स्थेशभासपिसकसो वरच् ) यश्च यडः P. III. 2. 175, 176.
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vara adjective best (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
better (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
better than (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
choicest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
eldest (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
most excellent or eminent among (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
precious (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
preferable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
princely (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
royal (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
valuable (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 152/72933
vara noun (neuter) green ginger saffron (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
saindhava srotoñjana
Frequency rank 14421/72933
vara noun (masculine neuter) a benefit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a dowry (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
advantage (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
alms (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
benefit (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
blessing (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
boon (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
charity (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
election (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
favour (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
gift (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
privilege (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
request (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
reward (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
wish (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[gramm.] the suffix varac
Frequency rank 361/72933
vara noun (masculine) a kind of grain (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
a sparrow (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
bdellium (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
bridegroom (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
husband (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
lover (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
name of a son of Śvaphalka (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
Spondias Mangifera suitor (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
[rel.] a class of Pitṛs
Frequency rank 3692/72933
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vara

sādhu, bhadra, ārya, śiṣṭa, uttama, praśasta, praśasya, śasta, śasya, śubha, kuśala, kalyāṇa, san, sattama, śreṣṭha, sāra, sāravat, vara, nirdoṣa, aduṣṭa   

yaḥ satatakartavyakarmānuṣṭhātā prakṛtācāraśīlaḥ tathā ca nyāyapathāvalambī asti।

jagati bahavaḥ sādhavaḥ janāḥ santi।

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