Varala, Varalā, Varāla, Vāralā: 12 definitions

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Portrayal of Animal Kingdom (Tiryaks) in Epics An Analytical study

Varalā (वरला) refers to a [Female] Swan (Haṃsa), according to scientific texts such as the Mṛgapakṣiśāstra (Mriga-pakshi-shastra) or “the ancient Indian science of animals and birds” by Hamsadeva, containing the varieties and descriptions of the animals and birds seen in the Sanskrit Epics such as the Ramayana and Mahabharata.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varalā (वरला).—a (vara prep) Relating to the upper or outer part. varalākaḍē Towards the west.

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varaḷā (वरळा).—& varaḷī Formed by metathesis from rōvaḷā & rōvaḷī.

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

varalā (वरला).—a Relating to the upper or outer part.

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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

Varala (वरल).—A kind of wasp.

-lā 1 A goose.

2) A kind of wasp.

Derivable forms: varalaḥ (वरलः).

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Varāla (वराल).—[vṛ-ālac Uṇādi-sūtra 1.11]

1) Cloves. (also n.).

2) A donor.

-lā A female goose.

Derivable forms: varālaḥ (वरालः).

See also (synonyms): varālaka.

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Vāralā (वारला).—

1) A wasp.

2) A goose; cf. बरण्टा (baraṇṭā).

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

Varala (वरल).—mf. (-laḥ-lā or ) A wasp. f.

(-lā) A goose. E. vara and to take aff. ka .

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Vāralā (वारला).—f.

(-lā) 1. A wasp. 2. A goose. E. vāra a flock, a flight, to get, and ka and ṭāp affs.; also baralā &c.

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

Varala (वरल).—m. A wasp; cf. varaṭa.

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Vāralā (वारला).—i. e. varala + a, f. 1. A wasp. 2. A goose (cf. varaṭā).

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

1) Varāla (वराल):—[from vara] mn. cloves, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a black-yellowish-whitish whiteness, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. black-yellowish-whitish white, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Varālā (वराला):—[from varāla > vara] f. a female goose, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Varala (वरल):—[from vara] m. a sort of gad-fly or wasp, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) Varalā (वरला):—[from varala > vara] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

8) Vāralā (वारला):—f. (cf. vāraṭā) a kind of gadfly, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) a goose, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Varala (वरल):—[(laḥ-lā-lī)] 1. m. f. A wasp. f. A goose.

2) Vāralā (वारला):—(lā) 1. f. A wasp; a goose.

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

Varalā (वरला) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Varalā.

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Varala 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Varalā (वरला) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Varalā.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Varāḷa (ವರಾಳ):—

1) [noun] the shell of any of mollusk Cypraea moneta; a cowrie.

2) [noun] a rope; a cord.

3) [noun] name of a country.

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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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