Varida, Vārida, Vari-da: 13 definitions


Varida means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, biology. 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.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

Source: Wisdom Library: Brihat Samhita by Varahamihira

Vārida (वारिद) refers to “rain”, according to the Bṛhatsaṃhitā (chapter 8), an encyclopedic Sanskrit work written by Varāhamihira mainly focusing on the science of ancient Indian astronomy astronomy (Jyotiṣa).—Accordingly, “The first year of the fourth yuga is known as Citrabhānu; in it mankind will be happy. The second is known as Subhānu. In it mankind will be neither happy nor miserable; there will however be disease in the land but no deaths in consequence. The next year is known as Tāraṇa; in it there will be abundance of rain [i.e., bhūri-vārida]. The next is known as Pārthiva; in it crops with thrive well and mankind will be happy. The fifth year is known as Vyaya; in it amorous sensastions will prevail over the land”.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Varida in India is the name of a plant defined with Pavonia odorata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Hibiscus oligosandrus Buch-Ham. (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Monadelphiae Classis Dissertationes Decem (1786)
· Taxon (1980)
· Blumea (1966)
· Oesterreichische Botanische Zeitschrift (1863)
· Species Plantarum. (1822)
· Flora of the British Ind. (1874)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

vārida : (m.) a rain cloud.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Vārida refers to: “water-giver, ” i.e. cloud Dāvs III, 40.

Note: vārida is a Pali compound consisting of the words vāri and da.

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vārīda (वारीद) [or वारीत, vārīta].—a ( A) Arrived, come, reached. 2 Come to hand, paid in--monies: also paid off or liquidated--a debt. 3 Used as s n Liquidation or paying off: also liquidated state.

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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

Vārida (वारिद).—

1) a cloud; वितर वारिद वारि दवातुरे (vitara vārida vāri davāture) Subhāṣ Bv.1.3; विद्युद्वारिदगर्जितैः सचकिता (vidyudvāridagarjitaiḥ sacakitā) Mk. (-dam) 1 a kind of perfume; रास्रारग्वधवर्षाभूकटुकोशीर- वारिदैः (rāsrāragvadhavarṣābhūkaṭukośīra- vāridaiḥ) Suśr.

2) an offerer of water to ancestors; पितुर्भव वारिदः (piturbhava vāridaḥ) Ve.6.24.

Derivable forms: vāridaḥ (वारिदः).

Vārida is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāri and da (द).

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

Vārida (वारिद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) What yields water. m.

(-daḥ) A cloud. n.

(-daṃ) A sort of vegetable perfume: see vāla. E. vāri water, da what yields.

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

Vārida (वारिद).—[vāri-da] (vb. ), I. adj. Yielding water. Ii. m. A cloud, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 120, 14; [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 189.

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

Vārida (वारिद).—[adjective] giving water or rain; [masculine] cloud.

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

1) Vārida (वारिद):—[=vāri-da] [from vāri > vār] mfn. giving w° or rain, [Manu-smṛti; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] m. a rain-cloud, [Kāvya literature] etc.

3) [v.s. ...] m. Cyperus Rotundus, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Suśruta] etc. (in, [Bhāvaprakāśa] also n. or f(ā). )

4) [v.s. ...] n. a sort of perfume (= vālā or bāla), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vārida (वारिद):—[vāri-da] (daḥ-dā-daṃ) a. Giving water. m. A cloud. n. A perfume.

[Sanskrit to German]

Varida 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vārida (ವಾರಿದ):—[noun] a cloud that gives water.

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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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