Tvara, Tvarā: 12 definitions


Tvara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Twara.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tvarā (त्वरा).—f (S) Quickness (of action gen.); expedition, celerity, swiftness, speed. 2 Smartness, briskness, haste (of disposition &c.) jharajhara tvarēsa mōla āhē Sharp! quick! smart's the word. tvarā karaṇēṃ To hurry, urge, press vehemently. tvarēvara ghēṇēṃ To perform or do smartly.

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

tvarā (त्वरा).—f Quickness, expedition, swiftness, speed. Smartness. tvarā karaṇēṃ Hury, urge.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tvarā (त्वरा).—f. [tvar-aṅ]

1) Haste, hurry, speed; औत्सुक्येन कृतत्वरा सहभुवा व्यावर्तमाना ह्रिया (autsukyena kṛtatvarā sahabhuvā vyāvartamānā hriyā) Ratn.1.2.

2) Urgency or pressing nature; मनसा कार्यसंसिद्धौ त्वरादिगुण- रंहसा (manasā kāryasaṃsiddhau tvarādiguṇa- raṃhasā) Ku.2.63.

See also (synonyms): tvari.

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

Tvarā (त्वरा).—f.

(-rā) Haste, speed. E. tvar to make haste, affixes a and ṭāp.

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

Tvarā (त्वरा).—[tvar + ā], f. Haste, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 46, 27.

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

1) Tvara (त्वर):—[from tvar] only (eṇa) [instrumental case] ind. hastily, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 13, 62.]

2) Tvarā (त्वरा):—[from tvar] f. haste, speed, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc. (rāṃ-√kṛ with [genitive case] ‘to make haste with’ [Kathāsaritsāgara xx, 199])

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

Tvarā (त्वरा):—(rā) 1. f. Haste, speed.

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

Tvarā (त्वरा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Tarā, Tura, Turā.

[Sanskrit to German]

Tvara 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

Tvarā (त्वरा) [Also spelled twara]:—(nf) haste; quickness; urgency; —[lipi] shorthand.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Tvara (ತ್ವರ):—[noun] = ತ್ವರೆ [tvare].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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