Variyantra, Vāriyantra, Vari-yantra, Variyamtra: 6 definitions


Variyantra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Variyantra in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vāriyantra (वारियन्त्र).—a water-wheel, a machine for drawing up water; बिन्दूतक्षेपान् पिपासुः परिपतति शिखी भ्रान्तिमद्वारियन्त्रम् (bindūtakṣepān pipāsuḥ paripatati śikhī bhrāntimadvāriyantram) M.2.13.

Derivable forms: vāriyantram (वारियन्त्रम्).

Vāriyantra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vāri and yantra (यन्त्र).

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

Vāriyantra (वारियन्त्र).—n.

(-ntraṃ) A wheel for raising water.

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

Vāriyantra (वारियन्त्र).—[neuter] water-wheel.

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

Vāriyantra (वारियन्त्र):—[=vāri-yantra] [from vāri > vār] n. a water-engine, machine for drawing up water, [Mālavikāgnimitra]

[Sanskrit to German]

Variyantra in German

context information

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

[«previous next»] — Variyantra in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vāriyaṃtra (ವಾರಿಯಂತ್ರ):—

1) [noun] a device to eject liquid in a jet from a narrow orifice; a syringe; a squirt.

2) [noun] a pump or machine to draw or push water up; a water pump.

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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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