Vetra, Vētra: 14 definitions

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Vetra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Vetra (वेत्र) refers to “see karṇavetra”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vētra (वेत्र).—n S A ratan or cane. 2 The wand, rod, mace, or staff of particular officers of a great household.

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

vētra (वेत्र).—n A ratan; the rod of particular offi- cers of a great household.

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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

Vetra (वेत्र).—[aj-tral vībhāvaḥ Uṇādi-sūtra 4.166]

1) The cane, ratan; सकष्टकान् कीचकवेणुवेत्रवम् (sakaṣṭakān kīcakaveṇuvetravam) Bhāgavata 8.2.2; the bamboo; Kirātārjunīya 15.18.

2) A stick, staff, particularly the staff of a doorkeeper; वामप्रकोष्ठार्पितहेमवेत्रः (vāmaprakoṣṭhārpitahemavetraḥ) Kumārasambhava 3.41.

3) Name of the demon वृत्र (vṛtra); L. D. B.

4) the tube of a flute.

Derivable forms: vetraḥ (वेत्रः), vetram (वेत्रम्).

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

Vetra (वेत्र).—nt. (= Pali vetta; it is not clear that the Sanskrit word is used in this sense; compare Sanskrit vetralatā), rope (made of reeds or creepers ?), used in fastening a ship: (tatas tair…) vahanasyaikaṃ vetraṃ chinnaṃ; paścād… sarve varatrāś chinnāḥ Divyāvadāna 230.3. See śiṭā.

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

Vetra (वेत्र).—m.

(-traḥ) A reed, a cane, the ratan. n.

(-traṃ) A stick, a staff. E. vi to go, Unadi aff. trala .

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

Vetra (वेत्र).—[ve + tra], I. m. A reed, a cane, the ratan, [Nala] 12, 5. Ii. n. A staff, [Pañcatantra] 16, 1; the staff of a door-keeper, [Raghuvaṃśa, (ed. Stenzler.)] 6, 26.

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

Vetra (वेत्र).—[masculine] [neuter] a kind of reed; [neuter] also staff.

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

1) Vetra (वेत्र):—m. n. ([according to] to [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 166], [from] √1. ; [probably] connected with √1. ve cf. veṇu) a kind of large reed (used for making sticks, [probably] Calamus Rotang or Fasciculatus), [Kauśika-sūtra; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) n. a cane, staff, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Maitrī-upaniṣad [Scholiast or Commentator]]

3) the rod or mace of an officer, staff of a door-keeper (See [compound])

4) the tube of a flute, [Saṃgīta-sārasaṃgraha]

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

Vetra (वेत्र):—(traḥ) 1. m. A reed. n. A stick.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Vetra (वेत्र) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vetta.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vetra 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Vetra (वेत्र):—(nm) a cane, stick.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vētra (ವೇತ್ರ):—

1) [noun] the rattan Calamus polygamus ( = C. flagellum) of Arecaceae family, the slender, long stems of which are used in making furniture.

2) [noun] a piece of rattan or the stem of anyother plant, used for flogging.

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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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