Dhumravarna, Dhūmravarṇa, Dhumra-varna, Dhūmravarṇā: 9 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Dhūmravarṇa (धूम्रवर्ण).—A hill.*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 163. 89.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) the dark-red colour.
Derivable forms: dhūmravarṇaḥ (धूम्रवर्णः).
Dhūmravarṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūmra and varṇa (वर्ण).
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Dhūmravarṇā (धूम्रवर्णा).—f. Name of one of the seven tongues of Agni; काली कराली च मनोजवा च सुलोहिता या च सुधूम्रवर्णा । स्फुलिङ्गिनी विश्वरूपी च देवी लोलायमाना इति सप्त जिह्वाः (kālī karālī ca manojavā ca sulohitā yā ca sudhūmravarṇā | sphuliṅginī viśvarūpī ca devī lolāyamānā iti sapta jihvāḥ) || Muṇḍ.1.2.4.
Dhūmravarṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūmra and varṇā (वर्णा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) Of a smoky hue. m.
(-rṇaḥ) Incense. f.
(-rṇā) Flame, or one of the seven tongues of Agni or fire. E. dhūmra smoky or purplish, and varṇa colour.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhūmravarṇa (धूम्रवर्ण).—I. adj. grey-coloured, [Rāmāyaṇa] 4, 39, 28. Ii. m. 1. the name of a mountain, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 12856. 2. a proper name, ib. 1799.
Dhūmravarṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dhūmra and varṇa (वर्ण).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhūmravarṇa (धूम्रवर्ण).—[adjective] grey-coloured.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhūmravarṇa (धूम्रवर्ण):—[=dhūmra-varṇa] [from dhūmra > dhū] mfn. ‘smoke-coloured’, dark, grey, dark-red, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]
2) [v.s. ...] m. incense, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) [v.s. ...] Name of a son of Ajamīḍha and Dhūminī, [Harivaṃśa]
4) [v.s. ...] of a mountain, [ib.]
5) Dhūmravarṇā (धूम्रवर्णा):—[=dhūmra-varṇā] [from dhūmra-varṇa > dhūmra > dhū] f. Name of one of the 7 tongues of Agni, [Gṛhyāsaṃgraha] (cf. su-dhūmra-v)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhūmravarṇa (धूम्रवर्ण):—[dhūmra-varṇa] (rṇaḥ-rṇā-rṇaṃ) a. Of a smoky hue or colour. m. Incense. f. Flame, tongue of fire.
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