Cera, Cēra: 4 definitions
Cera means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Chera.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Cera (चेर).—(A king of serpents). See under Ruru.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
cēra (चेर) [or चेरा, cērā].—m A wild shrub or tree. It yields a gum, and its capsule is prickly, tripartite, sixseeded &c.
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cēra (चेर).—f P Provoking, teasing, or stirring up: also provoked or excited state. v kara g. of o.
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cērā (चेरा).—m (For bacērī) Used only after the word phajitī in enhancement of it. See phajitī.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
cēra (चेर).—f Provoking or stirring up.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Cera (चेर):—Name of a southern kingdom, [Inscriptions]
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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Search found 3 books and stories containing Cera, Cēra, Cērā, Cerā; (plurals include: Ceras, Cēras, Cērās, Cerās). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 37: Kazharitrarivar or Cheraman Perumal < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Introduction < [Volume 3.7 - Unto the last]
Chapter 93 - Thiruvarur or Tiruvarur (Hymn 59) < [Volume 3.7 - Unto the last]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
The history of Andhra country (1000 AD - 1500 AD) (by Yashoda Devi)