Suvarnavarna, Suvarṇavarṇa, Suvarna-varna, Suvarṇavarṇā: 6 definitions
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General definition (in Buddhism)Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha
Suvarṇavarṇa (सुवर्णवर्ण) or Suvarṇavarṇatā refers to “golden in colour” and represents the fourteenth of the “thirty-two marks of a great man” (lakṣaṇa) as defined in the Dharma-saṃgraha (section 83). The Dharma-samgraha (Dharmasangraha) is an extensive glossary of Buddhist technical terms in Sanskrit (e.g., suvarṇa-varṇa). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Suvarṇavarṇa (सुवर्णवर्ण).—Name of Viṣṇu.
Derivable forms: suvarṇavarṇaḥ (सुवर्णवर्णः).
Suvarṇavarṇa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms suvarṇa and varṇa (वर्ण).
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Suvarṇavarṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms suvarṇa and varṇā (वर्णा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rṇā) Turmeric. E. suvarṇa gold, and varṇa colour.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Suvarṇavarṇa (सुवर्णवर्ण):—[=su-varṇa-varṇa] [from su-varṇa] mfn. golden coloured
2) [v.s. ...] m. Name of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Suvarṇavarṇā (सुवर्णवर्णा):—[=su-varṇa-varṇā] [from suvarṇa-varṇa > su-varṇa] f. turmeric, [ib.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Suvarṇavarṇā (सुवर्णवर्णा):—[suvarṇa-varṇā] (rṇā) 1. f. Turmeric.
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
1) adj. goldfarbig, unter den 1000 Namen und Beiwörtern Viṣṇu’s [Śabdakalpadruma] —
2) f. ā eine best. Pflanze, = haridrā [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma]
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