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वराह

वराह
 varāha [ varAha ]


m. ( derivation doubtful ) a boar, hog, pig, wild boar RV. etc. ( ifc. it denotes, ' superiority, pre-eminence, ' see g. vyāghrâ`di )

a cloud, Naigh. i, 10

a bull, Col.

a ram, L.

Delphinus Gangeticus, L.

N. of Viṣṇu in his third or boar-incarnation ( cf. varāhâvatāra ), TĀr. MBh. etc.

an array of troops in the form of a boar, Mn. vii, 187

a partic. measure, L.

Cyperus Rotundus, L.

yam, manioc-root, L.

= varāha-purāṇa and °hôpaniṣad, ( q.v. )

N. of a Daitya, MBh.

of a Muni, ib.

of various authors ( also with paṇḍita and śarman ), Cat.

abridged fr. varāha-mihira, ib. Uṇ., Sch.

of the son of a guardian of a temple, Rājat

of a mountain, MBh. R.

of one of the 18 Dvīpas, L.

( ī ), f. a species of Cyperus, L.

Batatas Edulis, L.




varāha-kanda [ varAhakanda ]

m. an esculent root, a sort of yam, L.



varāha-karṇa [ varAhakarNa ]

m. ' boar-eared, ' N. of a kind of arrow, MBh. R.

N. of a Yaksha, MBh.

( ī ), f. Physalis Flexuosa, L.



varāha-karṇikā [ varAhakarNikA ]

f. a kind of missile weapon, L.



varāha-kalpa [ varAhakalpa ]

m. the period during which Viṣṇu assumed his boar-form, MBh.



varāha-kavaca [ varAhakavaca ]

n. N. of a Kavaca ( q.v. ), Cat.



varāha-kāntā [ varAhakAntA ]

f. a kind of yam, L.



varāha-kālin [ varAhakAlin ]

m. a kind of sunflower, Helianthus Annūs, L.



varāha-krāntā [ varAhakrAntA ]

f. a sort of sensitive plant, Mimosa Pudica, L. ( accord. to some ' Lycopodium Imbricatum ' ).



varāha-daṃṣṭra [ varAhadaMSTra ]

m. and ( ā ), f. ' boar-toothed, ' N. of a disease ( reckoned among the Kshudrarogas ), ŚārṅgS.



varāha-dat [ varAhadat ]

mfn. having boar's teeth, L.



varāha-danta [ varAhadanta ]

mfn. having boar's teeth, L.



varāha-datta [ varAhadatta ]

m. N. of a merchant, Kathās.



varāha-dāna-vidhi [ varAhadAnavidhi ]

m. N. of a work.



varāha-deva [ varAhadeva ]

m. N. of a man, Rājat

-svāmin, m. N. of an author.



varāha-dvādaśī [ varAhadvAdazI ]

f. N. of a festival in honour of the boar-incarnation of Viṣṇu ( observed on the twelfth day in the light half of Māgha ), W.



varāha-dvīpa [ varAhadvIpa ]

N. of a Dvīpa, VāyuP.



varāha-nāman [ varAhanAman ]

m. Mimosa Pudica, L.

an esculent root, yam, L.

°mâṣṭôttara-śata, n. N. of a Stotra.



varāha-pattrī [ varAhapattrI ]

f. Physalis Flexuosa, L.



varāha-parvata [ varAhaparvata ]

m. N. of a mountain, Viṣṇ.



varāha-purāṇa [ varAhapurANa ]

n. N. of the fifteenth Purāṇa ( celebrating Viṣṇu in his boar-incarnation, cf purāṇa and IW. 514 ).



varāha-māhātmya [ varAhamAhAtmya ]

n. N. of a work.



varāha-mihira [ varAhamihira ]

m. N. of an astronomer ( son of Aditya-dāsa and author of the Bṛhaj-jātaka, Bṛhat-saṃhitā, Laghu-jātaka, Yoga-yātrā, Pañca-siddhāntikā, in the last of these works. he takes 506 A. D. as the epoch of his calculations ), IW. 176 etc.



varāha-mūla [ varAhamUla ]

n. N. of a place having an image of Viṣṇu in his boar-form, Rājat.



varāha-yūtha [ varAhayUtha ]

m. a herd of wild boars, Ṛitus.



varāha-vat [ varAhavat ]

ind. like a boar, MW.



varāha-vadhrī [ varAhavadhrI ]

f. ( prob. ) a flitch, R.



varāha-vapuṣa [ varAhavapuSa ]

n. the body of a boar, ib.



varāha-vasā [ varAhavasA ]

f. hog's grease, Suśr.



varāha-śṛṅga [ varAhazRGga ]

m. ' boar-horned, ' N. of Śiva, Śivag.



varāha-śaila [ varAhazaila ]

m. N. of a mountain, Cat.



varāha-saṃhitā [ varAhasaMhitA ]

f. N. of a work. ( the Bṛhat-saṃhitā of Varāha-mihira ).



varāha-stuti [ varAhastuti ]

f. N. of ch. of the BrahmâṇḍaP.



varāha-sphuṭa [ varAhasphuTa ]

m. or n. N. of a work.



varāha-svāmin [ varAhasvAmin ]

m. N. of a mythical king, Kathās.



varāhâdri [ varAhAdri ]

m. N. of a mountain, MārkP.



varāhâvatāra [ varAhAvatAra ]

m. the boar-incarnation ( in which Viṣṇu, in boar-form, raised up on one of his tusks the earth which lay buried beneath the waters when the whole world had become one ocean ), IW. 327. RTL. 102.



varāhâśva [ varAhAzva ]

m. N. of a Daitya, MBh.



varāhôpaniṣad [ varAhopaniSad ]

f. N. of an Upanishad.



varāhôpānah [ varAhopAnah ]

f. du. shoes made of pig's leather, Kāty.