Rajasvala, Rajasvalā: 12 definitions


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Alternative spellings of this word include Rajaswala.

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajasvala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rajasvalā (रजस्वला).—f (S) A mentruous woman. On the first day she is termed caṇḍālī, on the second brahma- ghātinī, on the third rajakī.

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

rajasvalā (रजस्वला).—f A menstruous woman.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajasvala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Rajasvala (रजस्वल).—a. [rajas-valac]

1) Dusty, covered with dust; अङ्गना इव रजस्वला दिशो नो बभूवुरवलोकनक्षमाः (aṅganā iva rajasvalā diśo no babhūvuravalokanakṣamāḥ) R.11.6; Śiśupālavadha 17. 61 (where it also means 'being in menses.').

2) Full of passion (rajas) or emotion; रजस्वलमनित्यं च भूतावासमिमं त्यजेत् (rajasvalamanityaṃ ca bhūtāvāsamimaṃ tyajet) Manusmṛti 6.77.

-laḥ A buffalo.

-lā 1 A woman during the menses; रजस्वलाः परिमलिनाम्बरश्रियः (rajasvalāḥ parimalināmbaraśriyaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 17.61; Y.3. 229; R.11.6.

2) A marriageable girl.

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

Rajasvala (रजस्वल).—m.

(-laḥ) 1. A buffalo. 2. Quicksilver. f.

(-lā) 1. A woman during menstruation. 2. A girl, one above ten years of age. 3. Dusty. 4. Full of passion. E. rajas dust, &c., and valac aff.

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

Rajasvala (रजस्वल).—[rajas + vala], I. m. A buffalo. Ii. f. . 1. A woman who has already her courses, [Pañcatantra] iii. [distich] 219. 2. A woman in her courses, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 239.

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

Rajasvala (रजस्वल).—[adjective] dusty or full of passion; [feminine] ā menstruating, a woman during the menses.

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

1) Rajasvala (रजस्वल):—[=rajas-vala] [from rajas > raj] mf(ā)n. covered with dust, dusty, [Mahābhārata; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] full of the quality rajas, full of passion, [Manu-smṛti vi, 77]

3) [v.s. ...] having water (= udaka-vat), [Nirukta, by Yāska [Scholiast or Commentator]]

4) [v.s. ...] m. a buffalo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] uṣṭra or gardabha, [Sāyaṇa] (cf. rajeṣita under 2. raja, [column]1)

6) Rajasvalā (रजस्वला):—[=rajas-valā] [from rajas-vala > rajas > raj] f. a menstruating or marriageable woman, [Gṛhya-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata etc.]

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

Rajasvala (रजस्वल):—(laḥ) 1. m. A buffalo. f. () A menstruous woman.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Rajasvala (रजस्वल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Railliya, Raussala.

[Sanskrit to German]

Rajasvala in German

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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Rajasvala in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Rajasvalā (रजस्वला) [Also spelled rajaswala]:—(a) menstruous, in menstruation; —[honā] to menstruate.

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