Suvarnavarna, aka: Suvarṇavarṇa, Suvarna-varna, Suvarṇavarṇā; 3 Definition(s)


Suvarnavarna means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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.

In Buddhism

General definition (in Buddhism)

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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 (eg., suvarṇa-varṇa). The work is attributed to Nagarguna who lived around the 2nd century A.D.

Source: Wisdom Library: Dharma-samgraha

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit-English dictionary

Suvarnavarna in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

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 (सुवर्णवर्णा).—turmeric.

Suvarṇavarṇā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms suvarṇa and varṇā (वर्णा).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Suvarṇavarṇā (सुवर्णवर्णा).—f.

(-rṇā) Turmeric. E. suvarṇa gold, and varṇa colour.

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