Varshani, Varṣaṇi: 6 definitions


Varshani 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.

The Sanskrit term Varṣaṇi can be transliterated into English as Varsani or Varshani, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varṣaṇi (वर्षणि).—f. [vṛṣ-aniḥ]

1) Raining.

2) A sacrifice, sacrificial rite.

3) An act, action.

4) Staying, living, abiding (vartana).

Derivable forms: varṣaṇiḥ (वर्षणिः).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Varṣaṇī (वर्षणी).—name of a rākṣasī: Mahā-Māyūrī 243.22.

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

Varṣaṇi (वर्षणि).—f.

(-ṇiḥ) 1. Abiding, staying. 2. Act, action. 3. Raining. 4. A sacrificial act. E. varṣ to sprinkle, ani Unadi aff.

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

1) Varṣaṇi (वर्षणि):—[from varṣa] f. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) raining

2) [v.s. ...] abiding

3) [v.s. ...] action

4) [v.s. ...] sacrifice.

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

Varṣaṇi (वर्षणि):—(ṇiḥ) 2. f. Abiding; act.

[Sanskrit to German]

Varshani 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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