Varcasvi, Varcasvī: 4 definitions


Varcasvi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Varchasvi.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Varcasvi in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Varcasvī (वर्चस्वी).—A god of Sutāra group.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa IV. 1. 89.

1b) One of the ten branches of Supāra devas.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 100. 94.
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context information

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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varcasvī (वर्चस्वी).—a S Superior, pre-eminent, surpassing in dignity or excellence.

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

varcasvī (वर्चस्वी).—a Superior, pre-eminent.

context information

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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Varcasvi (ವರ್ಚಸ್ವಿ):—

1) [adjective] vigorous; active; energetic.

2) [adjective] lustrous; resplendent; splendid.

3) [adjective] influential; powerful; compelling.

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Varcasvi (ವರ್ಚಸ್ವಿ):—

1) [noun] the quality of being vigorous, active, energetic.

2) [noun] the quality of being very bright, lustrous.

3) [noun] a vigorous, active, energetic man.

4) [noun] a man having or exerting influence (either physically or psychologically); an infuential man.

5) [noun] the moon.

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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