Sharvara, Śarvara, Śārvara: 5 definitions

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Sharvara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 terms Śarvara and Śārvara can be transliterated into English as Sarvara or Sharvara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śarvara (शर्वर).—[śṝ-ṣvarac Uṇ.2.122] Name of the god of love.

-ram Darkness.

Derivable forms: śarvaraḥ (शर्वरः).

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Śārvara (शार्वर).—a.

1) (- f.) [शर्वर्यां भवम् अण् (śarvaryāṃ bhavam aṇ)] Nocturnal; शार्वरान्धकारपूर (śārvarāndhakārapūra) &c. Dk.; नूनमुन्नमति यज्वनां पतिः शार्वरस्य तमसो निषिद्धये (nūnamunnamati yajvanāṃ patiḥ śārvarasya tamaso niṣiddhaye) Ku.8.58.

2) Mischievous, pernicious.

-ram Darkness, thick gloom; उद्धर्मशार्वरहर क्षितिराक्षसध्रुगाकल्प- मार्कमर्हन् भगवन्नमस्ते (uddharmaśārvarahara kṣitirākṣasadhrugākalpa- mārkamarhan bhagavannamaste) Bhāg.1.14.4.

-rī Night.

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

Śarvara (शर्वर) or Śarvvara.—m.

(-raḥ) Kama. n.

(-raṃ) Darkness. E. śarv, aran aff.

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Śārvara (शार्वर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) 1. Murderous, mischievous. 2. Nocturnal. n.

(-raṃ) Darkness, gloom. f. (-rī) Night. E. śarvarī night, aṇ aff.

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

Śārvara (शार्वर).—[adjective] nocturnal; [feminine] ī night.

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

1) Śarvara (शर्वर):—mfn. variegated, spotted (= karvara; cf. also śabara, śabala), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) n. darkness, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) the god of love (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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. 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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