Virah, Vi-rah: 4 definitions


Virah means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Virah (विरह्).—[Causative] abandon, desert. — Cf. virahita.

Virah is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms vi and rah (रह्).

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

Virah (विरह्):—[=vi-√rah] [Parasmaipada] -rahayati ([infinitive mood] -rahitum; [indeclinable participle] -rahayya), to abandon, desert, relinquish, leave, [Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Rāmāyaṇa; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Virah (विरह्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Viraha.

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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

Virah in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) separation (from loved one); ~[janita/janya] caused by separation; —[jvara] the anguish of separation; —[vedana/vyatha] pangs of separation, agony of separation; —[ki amca] agony of separation; —[mem jalana] to suffer the agony of separation (from the loved one)..—virah (विरह) is alternatively transliterated as Viraha.

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