Suvarnavarna, Suvarṇavarṇa, Suvarna-varna, Suvarṇavarṇā: 6 definitions



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)

[«previous next»] — Suvarnavarna in Buddhism glossary
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.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Suvarnavarna in Sanskrit glossary
Source: 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 (सुवर्णवर्णा).—turmeric.

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

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

Suvarṇavarṇā (सुवर्णवर्णा).—f.

(-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

Suvarṇavarṇa (सुवर्णवर्ण):—

1) adj. goldfarbig, unter den 1000 Namen und Beiwörtern Viṣṇu’s [Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) f. ā eine best. Pflanze, = haridrā [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma]

context information

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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