Varutha, Varūtha, Varūthā, Vāruṭha: 10 definitions

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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Varūtha (वरूथ).—A King of the family of Aṅga. (Agni Purāṇa, Chapter 277).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1) Varūtha (वरूथ).—A son of Duṣyanta.*

  • * Matsya-purāṇa 48. 4.

2) Varūthā (वरूथा).—An Apsaras.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 7. 11.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varūtha (वरूथ).—[वृ-ऊथन् (vṛ-ūthan) Uṇ.2.6)

1) A sort of wooden fence or fender with which a chariot is provided as a defence against collision (m. also in this sense); वरूथो रथगुप्तिर्या तिरोधत्ते रथस्थितिम् (varūtho rathaguptiryā tirodhatte rathasthitim); चक्रैः षोडशभिर्युक्तं सवरूथं सकूबरम् (cakraiḥ ṣoḍaśabhiryuktaṃ savarūthaṃ sakūbaram) A. Rām.6.11.2.

2) An armour, a coat of mail.

3) A shield.

4) A group, multitude, an assemblage; मथ्य- मानात्तथा सिन्धोर्देवासुरवरूथपैः (mathya- mānāttathā sindhordevāsuravarūthapaiḥ) Bhāg.8.7.16;3.1.28.

5) Protection.

6) A family.

7) A house, residence (Ved. in the last 3 senses)

-thaḥ 1 The cuckoo.

2) Time.

Derivable forms: varūtham (वरूथम्).

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Vāruṭha (वारुठ).—A bier.

Derivable forms: vāruṭhaḥ (वारुठः).

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

Varūtha (वरूथ).—m.

(-thaḥ) 1. A sort of wooden fender or ledge round a carriage, as a defence from the effects of collision. 2. The Kokila. 3. Time. n.

(-thaṃ) 1. Armour, mail. 2. Leather, skin. 3. A shield. 4. A multitude, an assemblage. 5. A house or dwelling. E. vṛ to surround, Unadi aff. ūthan .

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Vāruṭha (वारुठ).—m.

(-ṭhaḥ) A bier, the bed on which the corpse is carried. E. vṛ to cover, aff. uṭhañ .

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

Varūtha (वरूथ).— (vb. vṛ), I. m. A wooden fender round a carriage, to protect it from collision. Ii. n. 1. Armour. 2. Leather skin. 3. A house.

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

Varūtha (वरूथ).—[neuter] cover, protection, shelter; [substantive] chariot-fender, army, troop, multitude.

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

1) Varūtha (वरूथ):—[from vara] n. protection, defence, shelter, secure abode, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā; Taittirīya-brāhmaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a house or dwelling, [Naighaṇṭuka, commented on by Yāska]

3) [v.s. ...] armour, a coat of mail, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

5) [v.s. ...] (also m.) a sort of wooden ledge or guard fastened round a chariot as a defence against collision, [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] any multitude, host, swarm, quantity, assemblage (also of sons etc.), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] m. the Indian cuckoo, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] time, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

9) [v.s. ...] =-nija-rāṣṭraka (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] Name of a Grāma, [Rāmāyaṇa]

11) [v.s. ...] of a man, [Mārkaṇḍeya-purāṇa]

12) Vāruṭha (वारुठ):—m. ([from] √1. vṛ?) a bier, the bed on which a corpse is carried, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Varūtha (वरूथ):—(thaḥ) 1. m. A wooden ledge round a carriage. n. Mail; skin; house.

2) Vāruṭha (वारुठ):—(ṭhaḥ) 1. m. A bier.

[Sanskrit to German]

Varutha 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

Varūtha (ವರೂಥ):—

1) [noun] a sort of wooden ledge or guard fastened round a chariot as a defence against collision.

2) [noun] a mental protective covering; an armour.

3) [noun] a flat, broad piece of metal, wood, etc., used to ward off blows or missiles; a shield.

4) [noun] a protecting or being protected; an instance of this; protection.

5) [noun] a large number of people who have come together, which can be considered as a unit; a multitude.

6) [noun] tanned skin of an animal; leather.

7) [noun] a house; a residence.

8) [noun] a military force; an army.

9) [noun] a chariot.

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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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