Varangana, Varaṅganā, Varāṅganā, Vara-angana: 12 definitions
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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)
Varāṅganā (वराङ्गना).—A daughter of Ugrasena.*
- * Vāyu-purāṇa 96. 133.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
varaṅganā : (f.) a noble lady.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Varaṅganā refers to: a noble or beautiful woman Mhvs 33, 84.
Note: varaṅganā is a Pali compound consisting of the words vara and aṅganā.
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
vārāṅganā (वारांगना).—f (S) A concubine of a series &c. See vārayuvatī.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
vārāṅganā (वारांगना).—f A concubine, a courtezan
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.
Varāṅganā (वराङ्गना).—a lovely woman; वराङ्गनासेवनमल्पभोजनम् (varāṅganāsevanamalpabhojanam) Lakṣmīcharitra.
Varāṅganā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vara and aṅganā (अङ्गना).
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Vārāṅganā (वाराङ्गना).—f., [yoṣit] f.,
Vārāṅganā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāra and aṅganā (अङ्गना). See also (synonyms): vāranārī, vārayuvati.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-nā) A lovely woman. E. vara best, aṅganā a woman.
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(-nā) A harlot. E. vāra and aṅganā a woman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varāṅganā (वराङ्गना).—f. a lovely woman.
Varāṅganā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vara and aṅganā (अङ्गना).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varāṅganā (वराङ्गना).—[feminine] = varayoṣit.
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Vārāṅganā (वाराङ्गना).—[feminine] = vāranārī.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varāṅganā (वराङ्गना):—[from vara] f. a beautiful woman, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa etc.]
2) Vārāṅganā (वाराङ्गना):—[from vāra] f. idem, [Kāvya literature]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varāṅganā (वराङ्गना):—[varā+ṅganā] (nā) 1. f. A fine woman.
2) Vārāṅganā (वाराङ्गना):—[vārā+ṅganā] (nā) 1. f. A harlot.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Partial matches: Vara, Angana.
Ends with: Rangavarangana.
Full-text: Parangana, Varanari, Rangavarangana, Varakanyaka, Varayuvati, Vara, Lal, Bhava, Antara.
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