Sharavara, Śarāvara, Shara-avara: 6 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Śarāvara can be transliterated into English as Saravara or Sharavara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Sarvar.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Śarāvara (शरावर).—a quiver; शरावरौ शरैः पूर्णौ (śarāvarau śaraiḥ pūrṇau) Rām.3. 64.49.

-ram a coat of mail; तच्चाग्निसदृशं दीप्तं रावणस्य शरावरम् (taccāgnisadṛśaṃ dīptaṃ rāvaṇasya śarāvaram) Rām.3.51.14.

Derivable forms: śarāvaraḥ (शरावरः).

Śarāvara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms śara and āvara (आवर).

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

Śarāvara (शरावर).—[masculine] a quiver; [neuter] shield or coat of mail (also varaṇa [neuter]).

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

1) Śarāvara (शरावर):—[from śara] m. a quiver, [Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] n. a shield, [Mahābhārata]

3) [v.s. ...] ([according to] to [Nīlakaṇṭha] also ‘a coat of mail’).

[Sanskrit to German]

Sharavara 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

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

Saravara (सरवर) [Also spelled sarvar]:—(nm) a pond, pool.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Sharavara in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saravara (ಸರವರ):—[noun] a pond or lake.

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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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