Varanda, aka: Varaṇḍa, Varaṇḍā; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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varaṇḍa (वरंड).—f (S A heap of grass.) A load (esp. head-load) of grass.

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varaṇḍa (वरंड).—f varaṇḍā m varaṇḍī f varāṇḍā m A parapet or low edging wall (as on the margin of a road, along a veranda &c.); a raised border to a garden-bed; a boundary-ridge betwixt two fields; a platform of masonry along a piece of ground, as a landmark. 2 Applied, sometimes, from the resemblance of its form, to the long mass of trodden and prepared earth from which squares called bhēṇḍā are cut. 3 varaṇḍa & varaṇḍī are further Coping of a wall; a stuckle or corn-shock; a roll-form bundle of reaped (esp. of rice) stalks; the ridge or a raised corner of a chappara or thatch. 4 varaṇḍā is further, esp. in S. Konkan̤, a loose heap of stones.

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varāṇḍā (वरांडा).—m See under varaṇḍa & varaṇḍā.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varaṇḍa (वरंड).—f A load of grass or hay.

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varaṇḍa (वरंड).—f-ḍā m-ḍī f A parapet or low edging wall.

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

Varaṇḍa (वरण्ड).—[vṛ-aṇḍac Un.1.12]

1) A multitude, group.

2) A pimple or eruption on the face.

3) A veranda.

4) A heap of grass.

5) The string of a fish-hook.

6) Pocket.

7) The middle part of the sacrificial altar (vedī); see वरण्डक (varaṇḍaka). (The word varaṇḍalambuka in yadidānīmahaṃ varaṇḍalambuka iva dūramutkṣipya pātitaḥ Mk.1. is of doubtful meaning; it seems to mean 'an over-hanging or projecting wall', which, if raised high, is sure to topple down; so in the case of the Sūtradhāra whose expectations were raised very high only to be cruelly disappointed. varaṇḍa may mean a contrivance for drawing water from a well (named ākatī in Marathi) and लम्बुक (lambuka) is its handle.)

Derivable forms: varaṇḍaḥ (वरण्डः).

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Varaṇḍā (वरण्डा).—

1) A dagger, knife.

2) A kind of bird (sārikā).

3) The wick of a lamp.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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varavaṇḍa (वरवंड) [or वरवंडी, varavaṇḍī].—f See varaṇḍa or varaṇḍī. Note vara- vaṇḍa or ḍī is a...

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