Taras: 10 definitions

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Taras (तरस्).—a. Ved. [तॄ-करणादौ असुन् (tṝ-karaṇādau asun)] Quick, energetic. -n.

1) Speed, velocity.

2) Vigour, strength, energy; कैलास- नाथं तरसा जिगीषुः (kailāsa- nāthaṃ tarasā jigīṣuḥ) R.5.28;11.77; Śiśupālavadha 9.72.

3) A bank, a place of crossing.

4) A float, raft; बृहस्पतिस्तर आपश्च गृध्रः (bṛhaspatistara āpaśca gṛdhraḥ) Ṛgveda 1.19.7.

5) A monkey.

6) A disease.

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

Taras (तरस्).—n.

(-raḥ) 1. Speed, velocity. 2. Strength. 3. A bank. 4. A float, a raft. E. tṝ to go, to go quick, &c. asun aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Taras (तरस्).—i. e. tṛ10 + as, 1. Speed (ved.). 2. Energy, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 77, 18. 3. Strength, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 11, 77. Instr. ºsā, adv. Speedily, [Hiḍimbavadha] 4, 2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Taras (तरस्).—1. [neuter] speed, energy, efficacy, strength; ferry, raft. Instr. speedily, quickly, violently.

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Taras (तरस्).—2. [adjective] rash, energetic.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Taras (तरस्):—[from tara] a n. rapid progress, velocity, strength, energy, efficacy, [Ṛg-veda; Mahābhārata xii, 5172; Rāmāyaṇa v, 77, 18; Raghuvaṃśa xi, 77]

2) [v.s. ...] a ferry, [Ṛg-veda i, 190, 7]

3) [v.s. ...] ([figuratively]), [v, 54, 15; Atharva-veda x, 10, 24]

4) [v.s. ...] a symbolical Name of the stoma of the gods, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa viii, xi, xv]

5) [v.s. ...] a bank, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] = plava-ga, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [from tara] mfn. quick, energetic, [Sāma-veda i, 4, 2, 4, 1.]

8) b ras See [column]1.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Taras (तरस्):—(raḥ) 5. n. Speed; strength; a bank; a float, a raft.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Taras (तरस्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tara.

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Taras in German

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Taras in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) compassion, pity; —[khana] to pity..—taras (तरस) is alternatively transliterated as Tarasa.

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