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वर
 vára [ vara ]


1. m. ( fr. √ 1. vṛ ), ' environing, ' ' enclosing, ' circumference, space, room, RV. AV. TS. ( vára ā' pṛthivyā'ḥ, on the wide earth )

stopping, checking, RV. i, 143, 5




vára-ga [ varaga ]

m. or n. ( ? ) N. of a place, Cat.



vára-ja [ varaja ]

= vare-ja, Pāṇ. vi, 3, 16.



vára-sád [ varasad ]

mfn. sitting in a circle or in the wide space, RV. iv, 40, 5.



vare-ja [ vareja ]

= vara-ja, Pāṇ. vi, 3, 16.



वर
 vará [ vara ]

2. inf. ( ā ) n. ( fr. √ 2. vṛ ) choosing ( see patiṃ-varā, svayaṃ-varā )

m. ' chooser, ' one who solicits a girl in marriage, suitor, lover, bridegroom, husband ( rarely ' son-in-law ' ), RV. etc.

a bridegroom's friend, MW.

a dissolute man ( = vita or ṣiḍga ), L.

( vára ), mf ( ā ) n. ' select, ' choicest, valuable, precious, best, most excellent or eminent among ( gen., loc., abl., or comp. ) or for ( gen. ), ŚrS. MBh. etc.

( ifc. ) royal, princely, Jātakam.

better, preferable, better than ( abl., rarely gen. ) or among ( abl. ), Mn. MBh. etc.

eldest, W.

( am ), ind. ( g. svar-ādi ) preferably, rather, better ( also = preferable, sometimes with abl. which in Veda is often followed by ā, e.g. agníbhyo váram, ' better than fires ' RV. ; sákkibhya ā' váram, ' better than companions, ' ib. ; exceptionally with acc., e.g. śiṣyaiḥ śata-hutān homān ekaḥ putra-huto varam, ' better one sacrifice offered by a son than a hundred offered by disciples, ' ṢaḍvBr. ) RV. etc.

it is better that, it would be best if ( with pres. e.g. varaṃ gacchāmi, ' it is better that I go ' ; or with Impv., e.g. varaṃ naye sthāpyatām, ' it would be better if he were initiated into our plan, ' Kathās ; or without any verb, e.g. varaṃ siṃhāt, ' better ( death caused ) by a lion, ' Pañcat ; sometimes with Pot., e. varaṃ tat kuryāt, ' better that he should do that, ' Kām. ) Kāv. Kathās. etc.

it is better than, rather than ( in these senses varam is followed by, na, na ca, na tu, na punaḥ, tad api na or tath´âpi na, with nom., e.g. varaṃ mṛśyur nacâkīrtiḥ, ' better death than [ lit. ' and not ' ] infamy ; ' exceptionally with instr., e.g. varam eko guṇī putro ta ca mūrkha-śatair api, ' better one virtuous son than hundreds of fools, ' Hit. ; na hi-varam, ' by no means - but rather ' ) Mn. MBh. etc.

m. ( rarely n. ifc. f. ā ) ' act or object of choosing,' election, wish, request

boon, gift, reward, benefit, blessing, favour ( várāya, váram ā', práti váram or váraṃ varam, ' according to wish, to one's heart's content ; ' mad-varāt, in consequence of the boon granted by me ; ' váraṃ-√ vṛ, ' to choose a boon; ' varaṃ-√ yāc or ā-√ kāṅkṣ or √ brū or Caus. of pra-√ arth, ' to prefer a request ; ' váraṃ√ dā, ' to grant a boon or blessing ; ' varam pra-√ dā or pra-√ yam, id. ; varaṃ-√ labh, to receive a boon or reward ' ), RV. etc.

a benefit, advantage, privilege, Daś.

charity, alms, VarBṛS.

a dowry, Pañcat.

m. a kind of grain ( = varata ), KātyŚr. Sch.

bdellium, L.

a sparrow, L.

N. of a son of Śvaphalka, VP.

( ā ), f. N. of various plants and vegetable products ( accord. to L. ' the three kinds of myrobolan ; ' Clypea Hemandifolia ; Asparagus Racemosus ; Cocculus Cordifolius ; turmeric ; Embelia Ribes ; a root similar to ginger ; = brāhmī and reṇukā ), Suśr.

N. of Pārvatī, L.

N. of a river, BhP.

( ī ), f. Asparagus Racemosus, L.

N. of Chāyā ( the wife of Sūrya ), L.

n. saffron, BhP. ( In comp. not always separable from 1. vara. )



vará-kalyāṇa [ varakalyANa ]

m. N. of a king, Buddh.



vará-kāṣṭhakā [ varakASThakA ]

f. the plant Clerodendrum Siphonanthus, Npr.

a grain similar to Varāṭikā, ib.



vará-kīrti [ varakIrti ]

m. N. of a man, Pañcat.



vará-kratu [ varakratu ]

m. N. of Indra, L.



vará-ga [ varaga ]

N. of a place, Cat.



vará-gātra [ varagAtra ]

mf ( ī ) n. fair-limbed, beautiful, Mṛcch.



vará-ghaṇṭa [ varaghaNTa ]

m. N. of Skanda, AV. Pariś.



vará-ghaṇṭikā [ varaghaNTikA ]

f. Asparagus Racemosus, L.



vará-ghaṇṭī [ varaghaNTI ]

f. Asparagus Racemosus, L.



vará-candana [ varacandana ]

n. a sort of dark sandal-wood, L.

Pinus Deodora, L.



vará-candrikā [ varacandrikA ]

f. N. of a Commentary.



vará-ja [ varaja ]

See under 1. vara, p. 921.



vará-jānuka [ varajAnuka ]

m. N. of a Ṛṣi, MBh.



vará-tanu [ varatanu ]

mf ( ū ) n. having a beautiful body, Kālac.

( ū ), f. a beautiful woman, Kāv.

a kind of metre, Piṅg.



vará-tantu [ varatantu ]

m. N. of an ancient preceptor, Ragh. Hcat.

pl. his descendants, Cat.



vará-tama [ varatama ]

mfn. most preferable or excellent, L.



vará-tara [ varatara ]

mfn. more or most excellent, Siṉhâ`s.



vará-tā [ varatA ]

f. the being a blessing, Kād.



vará-tikta [ varatikta ]

m. Wrightia Antidysenterica, L.

Azadirachta Indica, L.

= parpaṭa, Bhpr.



vará-tiktaka [ varatiktaka ]

m. Azadirachta Indica, Dhanv.

a species of medicinal plant, = parpaṭa, ib.

( ikā ), f. Clypea Hernandifolia, L.



vará-toyā [ varatoyA ]

f. ' having excellent water, ' N. of a river, Śatr.



vará-tvac [ varatvac ]

m. Azadirachta Indica, L.



vará-tvaca [ varatvaca ]

m. Azadirachta Indica, L.



vará-dá [ varada ]

mf ( ā' ) n. granting wishes, conferring a boon, ready to fulfil requests or answer prayers ( said of gods and men ), AV. ŚvetUp. TĀr. etc.

m. a benefactor, W.

N. of Agni in Śāntika, Gṛhyās.

fire for burnt offerings of a propitiatory character, W.

N. of one of Skanda's attendants, MBh.

of a partic. class of deceased ancestors, MārkP.

of a partic. Samādhi, Kāraṇḍ.

of one of the 7 Rishis in the 4th Manv-antara, VP.

of a Dhyāni-buddha, W.

( mostly with ācārya, kavi, deśika, bhaṭṭāraka or deśika āc° ) N. of various authors and other men, Cat.

pl. N. of a people, R.

( ā ), f. a young woman, girl, maiden, L.

N. of a guardian goddess in the family of Vara-tantu, Cat.

of a Yoginī, Hcat. ( cf. vara-pradā )

of various plants, Physalis Flexuosa, Bhpr. Npr.

Polanisia Icosandra, L.

Helianthus, Npr.

Linum Usitatissimum, Bhpr.

the root of yam, ib.

= tri-parṇī, Npr.

N. of a river, MBh. Kāv.

gaṇapati-stotra, -gaṇê`śa-stotra, n. N. of Stotras

-caturthī, f. N. of the 4th day in the light half of the month, Māgha Cat. ( prob. w.r. for varadā-caturthī )

-nātha, °thâ`cārya-sūnu, -nāyaka-sūri ( Cat. ), -bhaṭṭa ( V. P. ), -mūrti ( Cat. ), m. N. of authors

-rāja, m. ( also with ācārya, colapaṇḍita, bhaṭṭa, bhaṭṭāraka ) N. of various authors and other persons, Cat. ( °ja-campū, f., -daṇḍaka, -pañcāśat, f., -maṅgala, -mahiṣī-stotra, n., -mūla n., -śataka, n., -su-prabhāta, -stava, m., -stotra, n. °jâṣṭaka n., °jâṣṭôttara-śata, n. N. of works. °jīya, mfn. coming from or relating to or composed by Varada-rāja. n. N. of a work. )

-viṣṇu-sūri, m. N. of a Commentator, Cat.

-hasta, m. the beneficent hand ( of a deity or benefactor of any kind ), MW.

°da-caturthī, see varada-c° above, L.

°dā-tantra, n. N. of a work.

dâdhî`śa-yajvan m. N. of an author, Cat.

°dârka, m. °dôpaniṣad-dīpikā, f. N. of works.



vará-dakṣiṇā [ varadakSiNA ]

f. a present made to the bridegroom by the bride's father in giving her away, MW.

a term for expense or costs incurred in fruitless endeavours to recover a loss, ib.

mfn. ( with kratu, a sacrifice ) at which excellent fees are given, Yājñ. i, 358 ( cf. Mn. viii, 306 ).



vará-datta [ varadatta ]

mfn. given as a boon, granted in consequence of a request, R.

presented with the choice of a boon, ib.

m. N. of a man, Cat.



vará-darśinī [ varadarzinI ]

f. prob. incorr. for -varṇiṇī, ( q.v. ) R.



vará-dātu [ varadAtu ]

m. Tectona Grandis, Bhpr.



vará-dātṛ [ varadAtR ]

mfn. = -da ( q.v. ), Pañcar.



vará-dāna [ varadAna ]

n. the granting a boon or request, MBh. R.

the giving compensation or reward, ĀśvŚr.

N. of a place of pilgrimage, MBh.

-maya, mf ( ī ) n. caused by the granting of a request, arising from the bestowal of a favour or boon, R.

°nika, mfn. id., ib.



vará-dāyaka [ varadAyaka ]

m. a partic. Samādhi, Kāraṇḍ.



vará-dāru [ varadAru ]

Tectona Grandis, Npr. Bhpr.



vará-dāruka [ varadAruka ]

a kind of plant with poisonous leaves, Suśr.



vará-dāśvas [ varadAzvas ]

mfn. = -da ( q.v. ), BhP.



vará-druma [ varadruma ]

m. Agallochum, L.



vará-dharma [ varadharma ]

m. a noble act of justice, excellent work, etc.

°mī√ kṛ, P. -karoti, to do a noble act towards any one ( acc. ), R.



vará-dharmin [ varadharmin ]

m. N. of a king, VP.



vará-nārī [ varanArI ]

f. the best woman, a most excellent woman, MW.



vará-nimantraṇa [ varanimantraNa ]

n. a journey undertaken by the parents of the bride to recall the bridegroom ( who pretends to go to Kāśī ), L.



vará-niścaya [ varanizcaya ]

m. the determining or choosing of a person to be a husband, choice of a bridegroom, MW.



vará-pakṣa [ varapakSa ]

m. the party or side of bridegroom at a wedding, Ragh.

°ṣīya, mfn. belonging to the party of the bridegroom, a relation of the bridegroom, Pañcad.



vará-pakṣiṇī [ varapakSiNI ]

f. N. of a Tantra goddess, Cat.



vará-paṇḍita [ varapaNDita ]

m. ( with śrī prefixed ) N. of an author, Cat.



vará-parṇâ`khya [ varaparNAkhya ]

m. Lipeocercis Serrata, L.



vará-pāṇḍya [ varapANDya ]

m. N. of a man, W.



vará-pītaka [ varapItaka ]

talc, L.



vará-puruṣa [ varapuruSa ]

m. the best of men, Mṛcch.



vará-pota [ varapota ]

m. a kind of antelope, Car.

( prob. ) n. a kind of vegetable, Npr.



vará-prada [ varaprada ]

mfn. granting wishes, Kathās.

( ā ), f. N. of Lopāmudrā, L.

of a Yoginī, Hcat

-stava, m. N. of a hymn.



vará-pradāna [ varapradAna ]

n. the bestowal of a boon, MBh. Hit. etc.



vará-prabha [ varaprabha ]

mf ( ā ) n. having excellent brightness

m. N. of a Bodhi-sattva, Buddh.



vará-prasthāna [ varaprasthAna ]

n. the setting out of a bridegroom in the procession towards the bride's house, MW.



vará-prârthanā [ varaprArthanA ]

f. the desiring a husband, Śak.



vará-phala [ varaphala ]

mfn. possessing or yielding the best fruits, L.

m. the cocoa-nut tree, L.



vará-bālhīka [ varabAlhIka ]

n. saffron, L. ( written vāhlīka ).



vará-mukhī [ varamukhI ]

f. a kind of drug, L.



vará-yātrā [ varayAtrA ]

f. the procession of a suitor or bridegroom ( to the bride's house ), L.



vará-yuvati [ varayuvati ]

f. a beautiful young woman or girl, L.



vará-yuvatī [ varayuvatI ]

f. a beautiful young woman or girl, L.

a kind of metre, Piṅg.



vará-yogya [ varayogya ]

mf ( ā ) n. worthy of a boon or reward, MārkP.

fit for marriage, Priy.



vará-yonika [ varayonika ]

= kesara, Npr.



vará-yoṣit [ varayoSit ]

f. a beautiful woman, Hcat.



vará-ruci [ vararuci ]

mfn. taking pleasure in boons ( N. of Śiva ), Śivag.

m. N. of a grammarian ( also a poet, lexicographer, and writer on medicine, sometimes identified with Kātyāyana, the reputed author of the Vārttikas or supplementary rules of the Pāṇini, he is placed by some among the nine gems of the court of Vikramâ`ditya, and by others among the ornaments of the court of Bhoja, he was the author of the Prākrit grammar called Prākṛta-prakāśa, and is said to be the first grammarian who reduced the various dialects of Prākṛt to a system ), Pañcat. Kathās. etc.

-kārikā, f., -kośa, m., prākṛta-sūtra n., liṅga-kārikā , f., -vākya, n., N. of works.



vará-rūpa [ vararUpa ]

mfn. having an excellent form, L.

m. N. of a Buddha, Lalit.



vará-lakṣmī-kathā [ varalakSmIkathA ]

f. N. of a work.



vará-lakṣmī-pūjā [ varalakSmIpUjA ]

f. N. of a work.



vará-lakṣmī-māhātmya [ varalakSmImAhAtmya ]

n. N. of a work.



vará-lakṣmī-vrata [ varalakSmIvrata ]

n. N. of a work.



vará-lakṣmī-vrata-kathā [ varalakSmIvratakathA ]

f. N. of a work.



vará-lakṣmī-vrata-kalpa [ varalakSmIvratakalpa ]

m. N. of a work.



vará-labdha [ varalabdha ]

mfn. one who has obtained a boon ( = labdha-vara ), R.

received as a boon, L.

m. Michelia Champaka, L.

Bauhinia Variegata, Npr.



vará-vatsalā [ varavatsalA ]

f. a mother-in-law, L.



vará-varaṇa [ varavaraNa ]

n. the act of choosing or requesting, ŚrS.

the choosing a bridegroom, Viddh.



vará-vara-muni [ varavaramuni ]

m. N. of an author, Cat.

-śataka, n. N. of a work.



vará-varṇa [ varavarNa ]

m. or n. ' best-coloured, ' gold, Hariv. ( cf. su-v° ).



vará-varṇin [ varavarNin ]

mf ( iṇī ) n. having a beautiful complexion or colour, MBh.

( iṇī ), f. a woman with a beautiful complexion, an excellent or handsome woman, any woman, MBh. R. etc.

N. of Durgā, MBh.

of Lakshmī L.

of Sarasvatī, L.

turmeric, Bhpr.

lac, L.

= go-rocanā, L.

a kind of plant ( = priyaṅgu, phalinī ), L.



vará-vastra [ varavastra ]

n. a beautiful garment, Mṛcch.



vará-vāraṇa [ varavAraNa ]

m. a fine elephant, MBh.



vará-vāsi [ varavAsi ]

( ? ), m. pl. N. of a people, VP.



vará-vāhlīka [ varavAhlIka ]

see -bālhīka.



vará-vrita [ varavrita ]

mfn. received as a boon, AitBr.



vará-vṛddha [ varavRddha ]

m. N. of Śiva, L.



vará-śāpa [ varazApa ]

m. du. blessing and curse, BhP.



vará-śikha [ varazikha ]

( vará- ), m. N. of an Asura whose family was destroyed by Indra, RV. vi, 27, 4, 5.



vará-śīta [ varazIta ]

cinnamon, Npr.



vará-śreṇī [ varazreNI ]

f. a kind of plant, ib.



vará-sāvitrī-caritra [ varasAvitrIcaritra ]

n. N. of a Kāvya.



vará-sundarī [ varasundarI ]

f. a very beautiful woman, Caurap.

a kind of metre, Piṅg.



vará-surata [ varasurata ]

mf ( a ) n. well acquainted with the secrets of sexual enjoyment, Hit.



vará-strī [ varastrI ]

f. an excellent or noble woman, MBh. VarBṛS. Kathās.



vará-sraj [ varasraj ]

f. a bridegroom's garland, the garland placed by a maiden round the neck of a chosen suitor, Rājat.



varâ`kāṅkṣin [ varAkAGkSin ]

mfn. soliciting a boon, preferring a request, ib.



varâṅga [ varAGga ]

n. ' best member of the body, ' the head, R. VarBṛ.

the female pudenda, Kathās.

the principal piece or part, VarBṛS.

an elegant form or body, MW.

mfn. having an excellent form, excellent or beautiful in all parts, L.

m. an elephant, Divyâv.

( in astron. ) a Nakshatra year consisting of 324 days

N. of Viṣṇu, L.

of a king, VP.

( ī ), f. turmeric, L.

N. of a daughter of Dṛshadvat, MBh.

n. Cassia bark, green cinnamon, Bhpr.

sorrel, L.

-rūpin m. a great hero, L.

-rūpôpêta, mfn. handsome and well shaped

( accord. to others, ' shaped like an elephant ' ), L.



varâṅgaka [ varAGgaka ]

n. = varâṅga, Cassia bark, L.



varâṅganā [ varAGganA ]

f. a beautiful woman, MBh. R. etc.



varâṅgin [ varAGgin ]

m. sorrel, L.



varâ`jīvin [ varAjIvin ]

m. an astrologer, Col.



varâ`jya [ varAjya ]

n. the choicest ghee or clarified butter, MW.



varâtisarga [ varAtisarga ]

m. the granting a boon or request, MBh.



vairâdana [ vairAdana ]

n. the nut of Buchanania Latifolia, L.



varâ`nanā [ varAnanA ]

f. a lovely-faced woman, R.

N. of an Apsaras, VP.



varâ`nanda-bhairava-tantra [ varAnandabhairavatantra ]

n. N. of a work.



varábhidha [ varabhidha ]

m. one who has a good name, MW.

( ā ), f. sorrel, L.



varâmra [ varAmra ]

m. Carissa Carandas, L.



varâraṇi [ varAraNi ]

m. a mother, R. vii, 23, 22.



varâ`roha [ varAroha ]

m. an excellent rider, L.

a rider on an elephant, L.

a rider in general, L.

mounting, riding, MW.

mf ( ā ) n. having fine hips, MBh. R. BhP.

m. N. of Viṣṇu, L.

( ā ), f. a handsome or elegant woman, MW.

the hip or flank, L.

N. of Dākshāyaṇī in Somê`śvara, Cat.



varârthā [ varArthA ]

f. ( a woman ) who wishes for a husband, BhP.



varârthin [ varArthin ]

mfn. asking for a boon, Kathās.



varârdhya [ varArdhya ]

w.r. for avar°, ĀpGṛ. xxi, 9.



varârha [ varArha ]

mf ( ā ) n. worthy of a boon, MW.

exceedingly worthy, being in high esteem, R.

very costly, R. Hariv.



varâ`li [ varAli ]

m. the moon, W.

a partic. Rāga, W. ( cf. varāḍī ).



varâ`likā [ varAlikA ]

f. N. of Durgā, L. ( cf. vār° ).



varâ`sana [ varAsana ]

n. an excellent or chief seat, a throne, MBh. BhP.

N. of a town, KālP.

Hibiscus Rosa Sinensis, L.

a cistern, reservoir, W. ( for vār-ās°, q.v. )

mfn. having an excellent seat, L.

m. a door-keeper, L.

a lover, paramour, L.



vare-ja [ vareja ]

see under 1. vara, p. 921.



varêndra [ varendra ]

m. a chief, sovereign, MW.

Indra, ib.

m. n. N. of a part of Bengal, Buddh.

( ī ), f. ancient Gauḍa or Gaur, the capital and district so named ( accord. to some ), MW.

-gati, m. N. of an author, Cat.



varê`śa [ vareza ]

mfn. presiding over boons, able to grant wishes, BhP.



varê`śvara [ varezvara ]

mfn. id. sarvakāma-var°, ' able to grant all wishes ' ), ib.

m. N. of Śiva, L.



varêṣudhi [ vareSudhi ]

mfn. wearing an excellent quiver, R.



varô`ru [ varoru ]

m. a beautiful thigh, VarBṛS.

mf ( u or ū ) n. ( a woman ) having beautiful thighs, Kāv. BhP.



vara [ vara ]

1. See p. 921, col. 1. [ see above ]



varaka [ varaka ]

See p. 921, col. 1. [ see varaka ]



varaṇa [ varaNa ]

See p. 921, col. 1. [ see varaṇa ]



vara [ vara ]

2. See p. 922, col. 1, and p. 923. [ see above ]



varaka [ varaka ]

See p. 922, col. 1, and p. 923. [ see varaka ]