Anyavarna, Anyavarṇa, Anya-varna: 5 definitions


Anyavarna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anyavarna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anyavarṇa (अन्यवर्ण):—[=anya-varṇa] [from anya] (anya-) mf(ā)n. having another colour.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Anyavarṇa (अन्यवर्ण):—I. Karmadh m.

(-rṇaḥ) 1) Another colour &c. (see the meanings of varṇa); e. g. (in Arithmetic) another symbol, rāśiṃ tena samutthāpya kuryādbhūyoparāṃ kriyām . sarūpeṇānyavarṇena kṛtvā pūrvapadaṃ samam ... Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.

(-rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇam) Having another colour &c. E. anya and varṇa.

[Sanskrit to German]

Anyavarna in German

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Anyavarna in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Anyavarṇa (ಅನ್ಯವರ್ಣ):—

1) [noun] a different colour.

2) [noun] in Hinduism, a different caste.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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