Bhari, Bhāri: 14 definitions


Bhari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Bhāri (भारि) (lit. “one who takes large weights”) is a synonym (another name) for the Lion (Siṃha), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

bhari : (aor. of bharati) bear; supports; maintains.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhārī (भारी).—a (bhāra) Heavy. 2 fig. Of profound accomplishments: mighty (in learning, wisdom, valor, strength): of high price: of great moment, importance, arduousness: also profound or great--learning, price &c. 3 (Used both as a and ad, and of quantities, qualities, and actions with great latitude. ) Much, abundantly, very, exceedingly, extravagantly, exorbitantly.

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bhārī (भारी).—f C (Dim. of bhāra) A bundle of sticks, a fagot.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

bhārī (भारी).—a Heavy. Of high price. ad Much. f A fagot.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhari (भरि).—a. Bearing, possessing, maintaining, supporting (at the end of comp.), as in उदरंभरि (udaraṃbhari) &c.

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Bhāri (भारि).—A lion.

Derivable forms: bhāriḥ (भारिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Bhāri (भारि).—m.

(-riḥ) A lion. E. bhṛ to threaten, aff. in .

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

Bhāri (भारि).—m. A lion.

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

Bhari (भरि).—v. udaraṃbhari & sahobhari.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Bhari (भरि):—[from bhara] mfn. bearing, possessing, nourishing (cf. ātmam-, udaram-, kukṣim-, and saho-bh).

2) Bhāri (भारि):—m. a lion, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([probably] [wrong reading] for ibhāri q.v.)

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

Bhāri (भारि):—(riḥ) 2. m. A lion.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhari in German

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhārī (भारी):—(a) heavy; difficult to digest; weighty, massive; grave; burdensome; ~[pana] heaviness; weightiness, massiveness; gravity; -[bharakama] voluminous; heavy; large-sized; of massive structure; profound; —[laganā] to be burdensome, to appear to be a burden; -[honā, (kisī para]) to be more than a match, to be stronger than (e.g. [vaha akelā saba para bhārī hai]).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhari (ಭರಿ):—

1) [noun] an elephant.

2) [noun] the trunk of an elephant.

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Bhāri (ಭಾರಿ):—

1) [adjective] of great extent or amount.

2) [adjective] taking up much space; bulky; large.

3) [adjective] big as compared with others of its kind.

4) [adjective] comprehensive; far-reaching.

5) [adjective] operating on a big scale; of a great scope or range.

6) [adjective] grand and pompous.

7) [adjective] physically strong; vigorous; hardy.

8) [adjective] costing much; expensive; dear.

9) [adjective] sumptuous (said of food).

10) [adjective] giving cause for concern; serious (as a disease, wound, etc.).

11) [adjective] causing or likely to cause considerable danger.

12) [adjective] rich; wealthy.

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Bhāri (ಭಾರಿ):—

1) [noun] that which is characterised by heaviness, bulkiness.

2) [noun] excessiveness.

3) [noun] importance as a cause or influence; consequence.

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Bhāri (ಭಾರಿ):—[noun] a lion.

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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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