Ravarava: 4 definitions


Ravarava means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ravarava (रवरव).—m (raurava S) The name of a hell. The worm called ruru abounds in it, and constitutes its character. Ex. adhikāra nasatāṃ bōlasī kaisēṃ || śāstra- viruddha āmhā disē || tarī vaktyā āṇi śrōtyāsa || ra0 asē yātanā ||.

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ravarava (रवरव).—ad (raurava or Imitatively.) Swarmingly, with crowded and eager movement;--used, with kiḍē paḍaṇēṃ, of the lively thronging and bustling of worms in a sore &c.

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ravarava (रवरव) [or रवरवी, ravaravī].—f (Imit.) The tingling (as of a limb asleep); the stinging or biting (upon the tongue) of certain substances; the incipient pains (premonitory aching or tingling) of fever, demoniac visitation &c.; also the lingering remains; the gnawing or irritation of swallowed poison; the throbbing ache of a scorpion-sting; the thrilling pain of ants biting or overrunning, formication; the swarming or eager bustling of maggots, lice, fleas &c.

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

ravarava (रवरव).—f Biting (upon the tongue) of certain substances. f The name of a hell. ad Swarmingly.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Ravarava (रवरव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Rorū.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ravarava (ರವರವ):—[adjective] of a violently cruel nature; fierce; ferocious.

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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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