Talavara, aka: Talavāra; 3 Definition(s)


Talavara means something in the history of ancient India, Marathi. 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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Talavara.—(IE 8-2; EI 20, 28), a title of the nobility or of subordinate rulers in some cases (a Rājasthānīya according to Vinayavijaya's Subodhikā commentary on the Jain Kalpa- sūtra); but the designation of the administrator of a city or of the police officer in charge of a city, according to some sour- ces (Hemacandra explaining Talāra as Nagara-rakṣaka); cf. Talāra, Talārī, etc.; also Mahātalavara. (Ep. Ind., Vol. XXXI, p. 78), cf. Talavara mentioned in the list of royal officials. Note: talavara is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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talavāra (तलवार).—& talavārabahādūra See taravāra & taravāra- bahādūra.

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taḷavāra (तळवार).—m (About sōḷāpūra) An officer answering to caughulā elsewhere.

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tālavara (तालवर) [or तालवार, tālavāra].—n m pl ( P Fortunate, affluent.) Treating as opulent or noble; serving with respect or honorable consideration. v kara, ṭhēva, rākha g. of o.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

talavāra (तलवार).—See taravāra &c.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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