Sharaba, Śarāba: 5 definitions
Sharaba 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.
The Sanskrit term Śarāba can be transliterated into English as Saraba or Sharaba, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Alternative spellings of this word include Sharab.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śarāba (शराब).—m ( A) Vinous or spirituous liquor.
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sarāba (सराब).—m (Better śarāba) Vinous or spirituous liquor.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
śarāba (शराब).—m Spirituous liquor.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Śarāba (शराब) [Also spelled sharab]:—(nf) wine, spirit, liquor; ~[khānā] a bar, wine shop; ~[khora] a drunkard, boozy; ~[khorī] addiction to liquor, habitual drinking; —[kā daura calanā] to booze, to have a bout of drinking; —[banānā] to brew.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Śarāba (शराब) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sarāva.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Saraba (ಸರಬ):—[noun] (correctly, ಶರಬ [sharaba]) a very fabulous mythological animal having eight legs, believed to overpower lions and elephants.
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Saraba (ಸರಬ):—[noun] = ಸರಬು [sarabu].
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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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 3: Metals, Gems and other substances (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)
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Rasa Jala Nidhi, vol 5: Treatment of various afflictions (by Bhudeb Mookerjee)