Caruvrata, Caru-vrata, Cāruvratā: 3 definitions
Caruvrata 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.
Alternative spellings of this word include Charuvrata.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Cāruvratā (चारुव्रता).—a female who fasts for a whole month.
Cāruvratā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cāru and vratā (व्रता).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-tā) A female who observes a month of fasting. E. cāru elegant, and vrata religious observance.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cāruvratā (चारुव्रता):—[=cāru-vratā] [from cāru] f. a female who fasts for a whole month, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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