Rosa, Rosha: 18 definitions


Rosa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Hindi, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Roṣa (रोष) refers to “anger”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.4.—Accordingly, as Umā (Durgā/Satī) spoke to the Gods:—“[...] Ever since I cast off my body born of Dakṣa on seeing my lord’s disrespect at the hands of my father at the altar of sacrifice, my lord Rudra is tormented by thoughts about me. He saw my anger [i.e., roṣa] at the altar of my father’s sacrifice. Thinking that the virtuous lady had cast-off her body out of love for him he became a Yogin and abandoned home-life. He assumed an unearthly form and features. But he could not bear my separation. [...]”.

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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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Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Roṣa (रोष) refers to “(having an easily irritable) temperament”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 16) (“On the planets—graha-bhaktiyoga”), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “[...] Rāhu also presides over the most wicked in the family, over torturers, ungrateful men, thieves, persons who are untruthful, uncleanly and ungenerous; over ass-riders, duelists, persons of easily irritable temperament (tīvra-roṣa), infants in the womb and Cāṇḍālas. [...]”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Rosa in India is the name of a plant defined with Lantana indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lantana rugosa auct. non. Thunb. (among others).

2) Rosa is also identified with Rosa damascena It has the synonym Rosa gallica L. var. damascena Voss (etc.).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Numer. List (1823)
· The Gardeners Dictionary (1768)
· Vilmorin’s Blumengärtnerei. (1894)
· Flora Indica, or ‘Descriptions of Indian Plants’ ed. 1832 (1832)
· Flora (1836)
· Prodr. (DC.) (1847)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Rosa, for example chemical composition, pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

rosa : (m.) anger.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Rosa, (cp. Sk. roṣa, of ruṣ) 1. anger, angry feeling M. I, 360.—2. quarrel J. IV, 316. (Page 577)

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rōṣa (रोष).—m (S) Anger, wrath.

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

rōṣa (रोष).—m Anger, wrath.

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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

Roṣa (रोष).—[ruṣ-ghañ] Anger, wrath, rage; रोषोऽपि निर्मलधियां रमणीय एव (roṣo'pi nirmaladhiyāṃ ramaṇīya eva) Bv.1.71,44.

Derivable forms: roṣaḥ (रोषः).

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

Roṣa (रोष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) Anger, wrath. E. ruṣ to be angry, aff. ghañ .

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

Roṣa (रोष).—i. e. roṣ + a, m. Anger, wrath, [Vikramorvaśī, (ed. Bollensen.)] [distich] 144; [Pañcatantra] 174. 25.

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

Roṣa (रोष).—[masculine] anger, wrath, fury against (—°).

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

Roṣa (रोष):—[from ruṣ] m. anger, rage, wrath, passion, fury, [Āpastamba; Mahābhārata etc.] (roṣaṃ-√kṛ with prati, ‘to be angry with’).

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

Roṣa (रोष):—(ṣaḥ) 1. m. Anger.

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Rosa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Roṣa (रोष) [Also spelled rosh]:—(nm) anger, rage, wrath; resentment; —[prakaṭa karanā] to express anger/resentment; —[meṃ ānā] to fly into a rage, to be in a temper.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rōṣa (ರೋಷ):—

1) [noun] anger; wrath; ire.

2) [noun] ರೋಷಗೊಳ್ಳು [roshagollu] rōṣagoḷḷu to become very angry; to be wrathful, furious.

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Rōsa (ರೋಸ):—[noun] = ರೋಷ [rosha].

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Roṣa (रोष):—n. 1. anger; wrath; rage; resentment; 2. enthusiasm; zeal; passion;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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