Maruva, Maruvā, Marūva: 6 definitions


Maruva means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, biology. 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: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Maruvā, (f.) (cp. Sk. mūrvā, perhaps connected with Lat. malva) a species of hemp (Sanseveria roxburghiana) M. I, 429. At J. II, 115 we find reading marūdvā & marucavāka (C.), of uncertain meaning? (Page 524)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Marūva (मरूव).—

1) N of a plant; see मरूवक (marūvaka).

2) An epithet of Rāhu.

Derivable forms: marūvaḥ (मरूवः).

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

Maruva (मरुव):—m. marjoram, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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Maruva in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Maruva (ಮರುವ):—

1) [noun] a most stupid fellow.

2) [noun] a very poor man.

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Maruva (ಮರುವ):—[noun] = ಮರುಗ [maruga].

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Maruva (ಮರುವ):—[noun] = ಮರುವಾಚಲ [maruvacala].

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Māruva (ಮಾರುವ):—[noun] (mus.) in Karnāṭaka system, a mode derived from the main mode Māyāmāḷavagauḷa.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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