Uravya, Ūravya: 7 definitions


Uravya means something in 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ūravya (ऊरव्य).—Born from the thighs, hence a वैश्य (vaiśya), a merchant; विप्राश्च बाहुजास्तद्वदूरव्याश्च जघन्यजाः (viprāśca bāhujāstadvadūravyāśca jaghanyajāḥ) Śiva. B.31.17.

Derivable forms: ūravyaḥ (ऊरव्यः).

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Ūravya (ऊरव्य).—(-vyā f.) [ūru-yat] A Vaiśya, a man of the third tribe (as born from the thighs of Brahmā or Puruṣa); cf. Manusmṛti 1.31,87.

Derivable forms: ūravyaḥ (ऊरव्यः).

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

Ūravya (ऊरव्य).—m.

(-vyaḥ) A man of the third cast or tribe, the merchant or husbandman, the Vaisya. E. ūru a thigh, and yat affix; being born from the thighs of Brahma.

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

Ūravya (ऊरव्य):—[from ūru] m. ‘born from the thigh (of Brahmā)’, a Vaiśya (See ūru-ja), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ūravya (ऊरव्य):—(vyaḥ) 1. m. A man of the 3d tribe; a Vaishya.

[Sanskrit to German]

Uravya in German

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ūravya (ಊರವ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] that which is related to the thigh.

2) [noun] the caste and a member of business community.

context information

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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