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वार

वार
 vā'ra [ vAra ]


1. m. ( earlier form of vāla, q.v. ) the hair of any animal's tail ( esp. of a horse's tail, = ? ), RV.

m. n. sg. and pl. a hair-sieve, ib.




vā'ra-vat [ vAravat ]

( vā'ra- ), mfn. long-tailed ( as a horse ), RV.



vā'ra-vantī'ya [ vAravantIya ]

n. ( fr. prec. ) N. of a Sāman, MaitrS. Br. ŚrS. ( also indrasya vāravantīyam, vāravantīyâ`dyam, and vāravantīyôttaram )



वार
 vāra [ vAra ]

2. ( fr. √ 1. vṛ ), m. keeping back, restraining ( also mfn. ifc. = difficult to be restrained, TBr. cf. dur-v° )

anything which covers or surrounds or restrains, a cover, MW.

anything which causes an obstruction, a gate, door-way, W.

anything enclosed or circumscribed in space or time, esp. an appointed place ( e.g. sva-vāraṃ samā-√sthā, to occupy one's proper place ), R.

the time fixed or appointed for anything ( accord. to some fr. √ 2. vṛ, to choose ), a person's turn, MBh. Kāv. etc. ( often, esp. with numerals, = times, e.g. varāṃs trīn or vara-trayam, three times, bhūribhir vāraiḥ or bhūri-vārān or bahu-vāram or vāraṃ vāram or vāraṃ vāreṇa, many times, often, repeatedly )

the turn of a day ( under the regency of a planet ), a day of the week ( they are Āditya-, Soma-, Maṅgala-, Budha-, Guru-, Śukra-, and Śani-vāra, cf IW. 178, n. 1 ), Gaṇit. Yājñ. Sch. Kāv. etc. ( cf. dina and divasa-vāra )

a moment, occasion, opportunity, W.

a multitude, quantity ( see bāṇa-vāra )

an arrow, L.

Achyranthes Aspera, L.

N. of Śiva, L.

( ā ), f. a harlot, courtesan, MBh. vi, 5766 ( cf. -kanyakā etc. )

n. a vessel for holding spirituous liquor, L.

a particular artificial poison, L.



vāra-kanyakā [ vArakanyakA ]

f. ' girl ( taken ) in turn, ' a harlot, courtesan, Daś.



vāra-nārī [ vAranArI ]

f. id. ( ifc. °rīka ), Kathās.



vāra-pāśi [ vArapAzi ]

m. pl. N. of a people, MBh. VP. ( cf. -vāsi ).



vāra-pāśya [ vArapAzya ]

m. pl. N. of a people, MBh. VP. ( cf. -vāsi ).



vāra-bāṇa [ vArabANa ]

m. or n. ( ? ) an armour, mail, Ragh. Śiś. etc. ( cf. bāṇa-vāra ).



vāra-buṣā [ vArabuSA ]

f. Musa Sapientum, L. ( cf. vāraṇa-busā ).



vāra-bṛṣā [ vArabRSA ]

f. Musa Sapientum, L. ( cf. vāraṇa-busā ).



vāra-matha [ vAramatha ]

m. N. of a prince, VP.



vāra-mukhya [ vAramukhya ]

m. ( prob. ) a singer, dancer, MārkP.

( ā ), f. the chief of a number of harlots, a royal courtesan, MBh. R. etc.



vāra-yuvati [ vArayuvati ]

f. = -kanyakā, Dat.



vāra-yoga [ vArayoga ]

m. ground flour or meal, powder, Gal.



vāra-yoṣit [ vArayoSit ]

f. = -kanyakā, Kāv. Pur.

°ṣin-mukhyā = vāra-mukhyā, Daś.



vāra-rāmā [ vArarAmA ]

( Kuṭṭanīm. )



vāra-vadhū [ vAravadhU ]

( Śiś. Kathās. )



vāra-vanitā [ vAravanitA ]

( Ratnâ`v. Dhūrtan. ), f. a harlot, prostitute.



vāra-vāṇa [ vAravANa ]

see -bāṇa.



vāra-vāṇi [ vAravANi ]

m. ( only L. ) a player on the flute

a principal singer, musician

a judge

a year

( also ī ), f. a harlot.



vāra-vāraṇa [ vAravAraNa ]

w.r. for -bāṇa.



vāra-vāla [ vAravAla ]

m. N. of an Agra-hāra, Rājat.



vāra-vāsi [ vAravAsi ]

m. pl. N. of a people, MBh. VP. ( cf. -pāśi).



vāra-vāsya [ vAravAsya ]

m. pl. N. of a people, MBh. VP. ( cf. -pāśi).



vāra-vilāsinī [ vAravilAsinI ]

( Kāv. )



vāra-sundarī [ vArasundarI ]

( L. ), f. = -kanyakā.



vāra-sevā [ vArasevA ]

f. practice of harlotry or a set of harlots, W.



vāra-strī [ vArastrI ]

f. = -kanyakā, L.



vārâṅganā [ vArAGganA ]

f. id., Kāv.



vārâvaskandin [ vArAvaskandin ]

mfn. ( said of Agni ), Lāṭy.



वार
 vā'ra [ vAra ]

3. m. ( fr. √ 2. vṛ ) choice ( see vāre-vṛta )

anything chosen or choice or exquisite, goods, treasure, RV. ( often ifc. ; aśasta-, ṛdhad-, dāti-vāra etc. )

N. of a poet, Cat.