Tarasa: 5 definitions


Tarasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places

Tarasā (तरसा) refers to the name of a River mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. VI.10.30). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Tarasā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tarasa (तरस) [or तरंस, taraṃsa].—m n (tarakṣa S) The striped hyena.

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tarasā (तरसा).—m A common term for the central transverse pieces of the bed of a gāḍā or load-cart. See karaḷī.

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tarāsa (तरास).—m (Vulgar corr. from trāsa) Annoyance, worry, harass, vexation. v .

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tarāsa (तरास).—m & tarāsaṇī f (Verbal of tarāsaṇēṃ) At cards. Cutting. v kara, dē. 2 The turn to cut.

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tārasā (तारसा).—m A common term for the transverse pieces of the bed of a gāḍī (load-cart without box) interior to the two extreme pieces (karaḷī) infixed at each end into the longitudinal pieces (ghōḍā, ghōḍēṃ, or ghōḍakēṃ).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

tarasa (तरस).—m n The striped hyena.

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tarasā (तरसा).—m A portion of the load-cart.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tarasa (तरस).—Meat, flesh.

Derivable forms: tarasam (तरसम्).

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

Tarasa (तरस).—n.

(-saṃ) Flesh. E. taras strength, affix ac; in which there is strength.

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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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