Varisa, aka: Vari-isha, Vari-sha, Varīsa, Variṣa, Variṣā, Vāriśa, Varisha; 4 Definition(s)


Varisa 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.

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

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Marathi-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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vārīsa (वारीस).—m A heritage.

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

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: DDSA: The practical 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: Shabda-Sagara 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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