Gaurava; 5 Definition(s)
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Gaurava (गौरव).—Greatness of effort; prolixity as opposed to लाघव (lāghava); cf. पर्यायशब्दानां लाघवगौरवचर्चा नाद्रियते (paryāyaśabdānāṃ lāghavagauravacarcā nādriyate) Par.Sek.Par.115; cf. also पदगौरवाद्योगविभागो गरीयान् (padagauravādyogavibhāgo garīyān) Par. Sek. Pari. 121.(Source): Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
General definition (in Hinduism)
1) Gaurava (heaviness) is an Ayurvedic term.
2) Gaurava; Sanskrit term which can mean 'significant', 'honor', 'respect', 'veneration' or 'pride'.(Source): Wisdom Library: Hinduism
Languages of India and abroad
gaurava (गौरव).—n (S) Weight or gravity. 2 m n Reputation, respectability, consequence: also honorableness (whether of persons or of business). 3 Weight, influence, authority. Ex. śrīmantājavaḷa hyācēṃ gau0 āhē. 4 Honor, respect, deference. v kara, ṭhēva, rākha. Ex. mājhēṃ tyānēṃ gau0 kēlēṃ nāhīṃ. 5 Pomp, stateliness, solemnity, dignity. 6 (Opp. to lāghava Lightness or slightness.) Grievous, laborious, disagreeable, irksome state: a grievance or a hardship. Ex. ghōḍā asatāṃ pāyēṃ cālaṇēṃ hyānta gau0 āhē.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gaurava (गौरव).—n Weight or gravity. m n Reputa- tion. Pomp. Grievous state.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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.
Gaurava (गौरव).—a. [gurorbhāvaḥ karma° vā aṇ] Belonging to a Guru or teacher; गौरवं कुलम् (gauravaṃ kulam) Bhāg.1.7.46.
-vam 1 Weight, heaviness (lit.); जघन° (jaghana°) Ś.3.7; सुरेन्द्रमात्राश्रितगर्भ- गौरवात् (surendramātrāśritagarbha- gauravāt) R.3.11.
2) Importance, high value or estimation; स्वविक्रमे गौरवमादधानम् (svavikrame gauravamādadhānam) R.14.18;18.39; कार्यगौरवेण (kāryagauraveṇa) Mu.5; importance or urgent nature; U.6.7.
3) Respect, regard, consideration; पितृगौरवात् (pitṛgauravāt) Rām.7.9.14; तथापि यन्मय्यपि ते गुरुरित्यस्ति गौरवम् (tathāpi yanmayyapi te gururityasti gauravam) Śi.2.71; प्रयोजनापेक्षितया प्रभूणां प्रायश्चलं गौरवमाश्रितेषु (prayojanāpekṣitayā prabhūṇāṃ prāyaścalaṃ gauravamāśriteṣu) Ku.3.1; Amaru.23.
4) Respectability, dignity, venerableness; कोऽर्थी गतो गौरवम् (ko'rthī gato gauravam) Pt.1.146; Ms.2.145.
6) (In prosody) Length (as of a syllable).
7) Depth (as of meaning); यच्चार्थतो गौरवम् (yaccārthato gauravam) Māl.1.7.
Derivable forms: gauravam (गौरवम्).(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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