Kabara: 10 definitions



Kabara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

kabara : (adj.) spotted; variegated.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's 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.

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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

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

kabara (कबर).—f A Muhammedan tomb.

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

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical 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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kabara (कबर).—[adjective] speckled, brindled; [feminine] ī a braid of hair.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kabara (कबर):—See kavara.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Kabara (कबर):—, kabarī s. u. kavara .

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Kabara (कबर):——

1) Adj. (f. ā) gesprenkelt , bunt.

2) m. f. ( ī) Haarflechte [166,17.] [Indische sprüche 7809.] —

3) *m. der Etwas hersagt.

4) *f. ā und ī Ocimum gratissimum.

5) f. ī — a) *Acacia arabica und *rother Oleander [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa (roth) ] — b) ein Frauenname [Indische studien von Weber 14,112.] —

6) *n. — a) Salz. — b) Säure. — c) eine Art Sandelholz [Galano's Wörterbuch]

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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 (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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kabarā (कबरा):—(a) spotted, mottled.

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