Kabara; 5 Definition(s)


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Pali-English dictionary

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kabara : (adj.) spotted; variegated.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Kabara, (adj.) (cp. Sk. kabara) variegated, spotted, striped; mixed, intermingled; in patches Vism. 190. Of a cow (°gāvī) DhA. I, 71 (°go-rūpa) ibid. 99; of a calf (°vaccha) J. V, 106; of a dog (°vaṇṇa=sabala q. v.) J. VI, 107; of leprosy J. V, 69; of the shade of trees (°cchāya, opp. sanda°) M. I, 75; J. IV, 152; DhA. I, 375.

—kucchi having a belly striped with many colours, of a monster J. I, 273; —kuṭṭha a kind of leprosy J. V, 69; —maṇi the cat’s eye, a precious stone, also called masāragalla, but also an emerald; both are prob. varieties of the cat’s eye VvA. 167, 304. (Page 188)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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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

kabara (कबर).—f ( A) A Muhammadan mausoleum or tomb.

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kabarā (कबरा).—a (karbūra S) Grey or dirty white. 2 Variegated.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kabara (कबर).—f A Muhammedan tomb.

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kabarā (कबरा).—a Grey, dirty-white. Variegated.

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

Kabara (कबर).—Usually written कवर (kavara).

-rī q. v.; स्विन्नं वक्त्रं कबरविगलन्मालती निर्ममन्थ (svinnaṃ vaktraṃ kabaravigalanmālatī nirmamantha) Bhāg.1.9.3. दधती विलोल- कबरीकमाननम् (dadhatī vilola- kabarīkamānanam) U.3.4.

See also (synonyms): kabarī.

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Kabara (कबर).—a. [Uṇ.4.154.] (-rā, -rī f.)

1) mixed, intermingled; व्याकीर्णमान्यकबरां कबरीं तरुण्याः (vyākīrṇamānyakabarāṃ kabarīṃ taruṇyāḥ) Śi.5.19.

2) Set, inlaid.

3) Variegated. 'कबरः कबुरः शारः (kabaraḥ kaburaḥ śāraḥ)' इति हलायुधः (iti halāyudhaḥ) |

-raḥ, -ram 1 Salt.

2) Sourness or acidity.

-raḥ 1 A braid or fillet of hair.

2) A lecturer (pāṭhaka).

-rā, -rī A kind of vegetable (hiṃgupatra).

See also (synonyms): kavara.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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