Varuthin, Varūthin: 8 definitions



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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Varūthin (वरूथिन्).—Another name for Śiva.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 25. 74.
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Varūthin (वरूथिन्).—a.

1) Wearing an armour, mailed.

2) Furnished with a fender or protecting plank; अवनिमेकरथेन वरूथिना जितवतः किल तस्य धनुर्भृतः (avanimekarathena varūthinā jitavataḥ kila tasya dhanurbhṛtaḥ) R.9.11.

3) Protecting, sheltering.

4) Surrounded by a troop.

5) Being or seated in a carriage. -m.

1) A chariot; वरूथिना विनिष्पत्य व्यचरत् पृतनामुखे (varūthinā viniṣpatya vyacarat pṛtanāmukhe) Mb.7.13.23; Śi.17.23.

2) A guard, defender.

-nī An army; स्खलितसलिलामुल्लङ्घ्यैनां जगाम वरू- थिनी (skhalitasalilāmullaṅghyaināṃ jagāma varū- thinī) Śi.12.77; R.12.5.

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

Varūthin (वरूथिन्).—m. (-thī) 1. A guard, a defender. 2. A car. f. (-nī) 1. An army. 2. Wearing an armour. 3. Furnished with a protecting plank. 4. Protecting. E. varūtha part of a car, ini and ṅīp affs.

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

Varūthin (वरूथिन्).—i. e. varūtha + in, I. adj. Protected by fenders (cf. the last), [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 9, 11. Ii. f. . 1. An army, Chr. 54, 14. 2. The name of an Apsaras, [Indralokāgamana] 2, 29.

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

Varūthin (वरूथिन्).—[adjective] wearing armour, having a fender (chariot), affording shelter or protection, sitting in a chariot; surrounded by a multitude of (—°). [masculine] war-chariot, [feminine] † army.

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

1) Varūthin (वरूथिन्):—[from vara] mfn. wearing defensive arms or armour, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] furnished with a protecting ledge, having a guard, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa; Harivaṃśa]

3) [v.s. ...] affording protection or shelter, [Gṛhya-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Harivaṃśa]

4) [v.s. ...] seated in a chariot, [Raghuvaṃśa]

5) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) surrounded by a quantity or heap of [Bhāgavata-purāṇa] (cf. lalanā-v)

6) [v.s. ...] m. a guard, defender, [Horace H. Wilson]

7) [v.s. ...] a ear, [Śiśupāla-vadha]

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

Varūthin (वरूथिन्):—(thī) 5. m. A defender. f. () An army.

[Sanskrit to German]

Varuthin 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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