Varisa, Varīsa, Varisha, Variṣa, Variṣā, Vāriśa, Vari-sha, Vari-isha: 11 definitions

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Varisa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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.

The Sanskrit terms Variṣa and Variṣā and Vāriśa can be transliterated into English as Varisa or Varisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Varis.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varīsa (वरीस) [or ष, ṣa].—n (Corr. from varṣa) A year.

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vārīsa (वारीस).—m ( A) A heritage; a patrimonial estate or the proprietorship of it.

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

vārīsa (वारीस).—m A heritage.

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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

Variṣa (वरिष).—A year; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: variṣam (वरिषम्).

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Variṣā (वरिषा).—f. (pl.) The rainy season.

Derivable forms: variṣāḥ (वरिषाः).

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Vāriśa (वारिश).—Name of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: vāriśaḥ (वारिशः).

Vāriśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāri and śa (श).

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Vārīśa (वारीश).—

1) the ocean; (caraṇaḥ) चिरं चेतश्चारी मम भवतु वारीशदुहितुः (ciraṃ cetaścārī mama bhavatu vārīśaduhituḥ) Lakṣmīlaharī S.6.

2) Name of Viṣṇu.

Derivable forms: vārīśaḥ (वारीशः).

Vārīśa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāri and īśa (ईश).

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

Variṣa (वरिष).—n.

(-ṣaṃ) A year. m. plu.

(-ṣāḥ) The rains or rainy season. E. vṛṣ to sprinkle, aff. iṣan .

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Vāriśa (वारिश).—m.

(-śaḥ) A name of Vishnu. E. vāri water, śo to sleep, aff. ḍa .

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Vārīśa (वारीश).—m.

(-śaḥ) The ocean. E. vār water, and īśa lord.

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

Variṣa (वरिष).— (for varṣa), m. n. A year, [Lassen, Anthologia Sanskritica.] 2. ed. 54, 55 (? hypothet. r.).

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

1) Variṣa (वरिष):—m. = varṣa, rain etc., [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 62 [Scholiast or Commentator]]

2) Variṣā (वरिषा):—[from variṣa] f. [plural] the rains, rainy season, L:

3) Vāriśa (वारिश):—[=vāri-śa] [from vāri > vār] m. (said to be [from] vāri + śa [from] √śī, to sleep) Name of Viṣṇu, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] n. Name of a Sāman, [Sāma-veda]

5) Vārīśa (वारीश):—[from vāri > vār] m. ‘lord of waters’, the ocean, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Variṣa (वरिष):—(ṣaṃ) 1. n. A year; pl. rainy season.

2) Vāriśa (वारिश):—[vāri-śa] (śaḥ) 1. m. A name of Vishnu.

3) Vārīśa (वारीश):—[vārī+śa] (śaḥ) 1. m. The ocean.

[Sanskrit to German]

Varisa 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vārisa (वारिस) [Also spelled varis]:—(nm) an heir, successor.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Varisa (वरिस) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Vṛṣ.

2) Varisa (वरिस) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Varṣa.

3) Varisā (वरिसा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Varṣā.

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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

Variśa (ವರಿಶ):—[noun] = ವರುಷ [varusha].

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Variṣa (ವರಿಷ):—[noun] = ವರುಷ [varusha].

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Varisa (ವರಿಸ):—[noun] = ವರುಷ [varusha].

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Vāriṣa (ವಾರಿಷ):—

1) [noun] a year.

2) [noun] water falling in drops from clouds; rain.

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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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