Varnu, Varṇu: 6 definitions
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Varṇu (वर्णु).—[vṛ-ṇuḥ nit Uṇādi-sūtra 3.37]
1) The sun.
2) A river.
Derivable forms: varṇuḥ (वर्णुः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Varṇu (वर्णु).—(Sanskrit Gr.), pl., name of a people or region: Mahā-Māyūrī 30; see Lévi p. 71.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-rṇuḥ) 1. The name of a river and district. 2. The sun. E. vṛ to surround, Unadi aff. ṇu; or varṇa-un .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Varṇu (वर्णु):—[from varṇasi] m. Name of a river and the adjacent district, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 38 [Scholiast or Commentator]] (cf. vārṇava)
2) [v.s. ...] the sun, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Varṇu (वर्णु):—(rṇuḥ) 2. m. Name of a river, &c.
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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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Chapter 23 - Country of Fa-la-na (Varana or Varnu) < [Book XI - Twenty-three Countries]