Varu, Varū, Vāru: 8 definitions

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Varu 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

varū (वरू).—f (vara) Superior eligibility or estimation, preëminence. Used restrictedly and esp. of eatables. 2 Commonly varava.

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vārū (वारू).—m (vāru S A war-elephant.) A war-horse, a steed or charger, a horse generally. Used esp. by the populace and in poetry, and with implication of largeness and fineness; and often ironically. Pr. cārū tō vārū Feed well your horse and he'll be a horse indeed.

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

vārū (वारू).—m A war-horse, a steed, a horse.

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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

Vāru (वारु).—A war-elephant (vijayakuñjara).

Derivable forms: vāruḥ (वारुः).

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

Vāru (वारु).—m.

(-ruḥ) A war-elephant carrying a standard. E. vṛ to cover, aff. uṇ .

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

1) Varu (वरु):—([according to] to [Sāyaṇa]) Name of a man, [Ṛg-veda viii, 23, 28; 24, 28; 25, 2] (only in varo, which is always followed by suṣāmṇe, and should be a [vocative case], but [according to] to others, ought to form the one word varosuṣāman a proper Name)

2) Vāru (वारु):—[from vāra] m. a royal elephant, war-elephant (carrying a standard = vijaya-kuñjara), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] a horse, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Vāru (वारु):—(ruḥ) 2. m. A war elephant carrying a standard.

[Sanskrit to German]

Varu 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vāru (ವಾರು):—[noun] a unit of linear measure equal to 3 feet (0.914 metre).

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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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