Stara: 10 definitions
Stara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Stara (स्तर).—a. [stṛ-stṝ-ghañ] Spreading, extending, covering.
-raḥ 1 Anything spread, a layer, stratum.
2) A bed, couch.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Stāra (स्तार).—(-stāra) (?) , see phalaha-.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Who or what spreads, extends, &c. m.
(-raḥ) 1. A layer, a stratum. 2. A bed. E. stṛ to spread, ac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Stara (स्तर).—i. e. stṛ10 + a, I. m. 1. A layer. 2. A bed. Ii. f. rī, Smoke.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Stara (स्तर).—[masculine] stratum, layer.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Stara (स्तर):—a staraṇa, stariman etc. See p. 1260, col. 1.
2) [from stṝ] b m. (cf. pra-, vi-, sva-stara) a layer, stratum, [Līlāvatī of bhāskara]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Stara (स्तर):—[(raḥ-rā-raṃ) a.] Spreading. m. A layer; a bed.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Stara (स्तर) [Also spelled star]:—(nm) standard, level; layer, stratum/strata; fold; grade; ~[ṇa] leveling; grading; stratifying; ~[ṇīya] fit to be leveled/graded/stratified; [starika] stratified; levelled; [starita/starīkṛta] stratified; graded; levelled; [starīkaraṇa] levellizing; stratification; [starīya] level/levelled; stratified; standard; —[kā] (of a certain) standard.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Stara (ಸ್ತರ):—[adjective] spreading; distriuting over a surface.
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1) [noun] that which is unrolled and spread (as a mat, bed, etc.).
2) [noun] a horizontal layer or section of material, esp. any of several lying one upon another; a stratum.
3) [noun] the distance between two parallel planes.
4) [noun] a period, level or degree in a process of development, growth or change; a stage.
5) [noun] a class or division in a scheme of classification; a category.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with (+140): Abadhavistara, Abjavishtara, Adhahprastara, Adhastara, Adibharataprastara, Agniprastara, Angostara, Ardhaprastara, Ashtapadavishtara, Astara, Atidustara, Ativistara, Avastara, Avidushtara, Avistara, Bahuvistara, Baliyastara, Baristara, Bastara, Bhugolavistara.
Full-text (+45): Sastara, Astara, Samstara, Prastara, Avastara, Sabhastara, Vistara, Upastara, Prastaracintamani, Vistarata, Prastarapattana, Prastarapankti, Vistarashas, Vistaratas, Prastarabhajana, Samstarapankti, Prastaraghatanopakarana, Prastarasveda, Prastarasvedana, Pirastaram.
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