Karbura, aka: Kārbūra; 4 Definition(s)


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Kārbūra (कार्बूर).—The colour of the 14th Manu Sāvarṇi.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 26. 46.
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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karbūra (कर्बूर).—a S Grey or dirty white. 2 Variegated or piebald.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Karbura (कर्बुर).—a.

1) Variegated, or spotted; क्वचिल्लसद्घननिकुरम्बकबुरः (kvacillasadghananikurambakaburaḥ) Śi.17.56.

2) Of the colour of pigeons, whitish, grey; पवनैर्भस्म कपोतकर्बुरम् (pavanairbhasma kapotakarburam) Ku.4.27.

-raḥ 1 The variegated colour.

2) Sin.

3) An evil spirit, demon.

4) The Dhattūra plant.

5) Rice growing amidst inundation.

-rā Name of a plant (varvarī).

-rī An epithet of Durgā.

-ram 1 Gold.

2) Water.

3) The Dhattūra plant.

See also (synonyms): karvura.

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Karbūra (कर्बूर).—a. Variegated.

-raḥ 1 A demon.

2) Name of a plant.

3) The variegated colour.

-rā A leech.

-ram 1 Gold.

2) Yellow orpiment.

See also (synonyms): karvūra.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karbura (कर्बुर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Variegated, of a spotted or variegated colour. f.

(-rā) 1. Trumpet flower, (Bignonia suave-olens.) 2. A sort of basil, (Ocymum gratissimum:) see varvarī. f. (-rī) A name of the goddess Durga. n.

(-raṃ) 1. Gold. 2. Water. 3. Datura, (the fruit.) m.

(-raḥ) 1. A demon, an imp or goblin. 2. A variegated colour. 3. A plant, (Curcuma riclinata, Rox.) See śaṭhī. 4. Sin. 5. Rice growing amidst inundation. E. kaba to tinge or dye, urac Unadi affix and ra inserted, or karba to go, &c. and uran affix, also long karbūra; it is also often read with the dental va, but perhaps erroneously.

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Karbūra (कर्बूर).—mn.

(-raḥ-raṃ) Gold. m.

(-raḥ) 1. A species of curcuma, (C. reclinata, Rox.) 2. Zedoary, (Curcuma zerumbet.) 3. A demon. f.

(-rā) A leech. n.

(-raṃ) Yellow orpiment. See karbura and karbūraka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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