Phera, Phēra: 10 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Phera means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Fer.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phēra (फेर).—m (phēraṇēṃ) Turning round in a ring, or walking about, or galloping up and down (of a horse). v dhara, ghāla 2 Difference, diversity, dissimilitude. 3 Disagreement, discrepancy, variance. 4 Change, alteration, a turn. v paḍa, ghē. Ex. tyācē tāpālā phēra paḍalā. 5 Curvature, bending, turning (as of a road, stick &c.) 6 Power of modulation; compass of the voice; power to express the tones of music. Ex. tyācē gaḷyānta phēra cāṅgalā āhē. 7 A circumference. 8 Skirt. 9 Forming a ring and dancing and capering. Amongst women on nāgapañcamī. v dhara, ghāla, ghē. 10 R (Commonly phērā) A turn or winding around (a stick &c.); or a convolution or roll (around itself) with a rope, cloth &c. phēra ghēūna mutaṇēṃ To surpass (in badness) one's pattern or example.

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phēra (फेर).—ad ( H) Again: also back.

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phērā (फेरा).—m (phēraṇēṃ) A turn or winding (around a stick or other body); or a convolution or roll (around itself) with a rope, a cloth &c. 2 A circle described by a body in motion, a whirl, a gyration. 3 A turn or bending; a circuitous portion or winding (as of a road or river). 4 A circuit, or a trip thither and back; esp. as considered as laborious or unproductive. 5 A whirl or maze in the figurative sense; tumultuous and bewildering course or state (of affairs &c.) Used mostly in loc. case (phēṛyānta) and with ghāla or paḍa. 6 A circumference.

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

phēra (फेर).—m Turning round in a ring. Differ- ence. Discrepancy. Change. Curva- ture, bending. A circumference. Skirt. Forming a ring and dancing and capering. A turn of winding around. A roll. ad Again, back.

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phērā (फेरा).—m A turn. A whirl. A circuit. A maze. phēṛyānta sāmpaḍaṇēṃ To find one's self in embarrassing circumstances.

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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

Phera (फेर).—A jackal.

Derivable forms: pheraḥ (फेरः).

See also (synonyms): pheraṇḍa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Phera (फेर).—m.

(-raḥ) A jackal.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Phera (फेर).—and pheru pheru, m. A jackal.

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

Phera (फेर):—m. (onomatopoetic) a jackal, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Phera (फेर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A jackal.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

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

Phera (फेर):—(onomatop.; vgl. pheṭ, phet) m. Schakal [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] — Vgl. die folgenden Wörter.

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

Phera (फेर):—und pheraṇḍa m. Schakal. [Rājan 19,8.]

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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

1) Phera (फेर) [Also spelled fer]:—(nm) a detour, circuitous route; turn/turning; curvature; ambiguity; complication; ~[phāra/badala] modification, alteration; —[khānā] to (have to) make a detour; —[denā] to return; —[paḍanā] to get complicated; a complication to arise; to make a difference; —[meṃ paḍanā] to be involved in a complication; to suffer a loss; —[meṃ paḍanā, ninyānave ke] to be unseemly crazy to amass wealth; to get embroiled in an unseemly activity for material gains; to be involved in a predicament of one’s own making.

2) Pherā (फेरा) [Also spelled fera]:—(nm) going round; round, coming and going back; circumambulation; circuit; a matrimonial rite wherein the bride and bridegroom move together round the sacred fire; —[denā] to make occasional visits/calls; [phere paḍanā] the matrimonial rites of going around the sacred fire to be performed; to be bound in wedlock; [phere lagānā] to take frequent rounds, to go round again and again; to circumambulate.

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