Virava, Virāva: 14 definitions
Virava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Virāva (विराव).—A horse. The two horses yoked to the chariot given to Agastya by the giant Ilvala, were called Virāva and Surāva. (Mahābhārata Vana Parva, Chapter 99, Stanza 17).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Virāva (विराव).—An Amitābha god.*
- * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 36. 53.
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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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
virava : (m.) cry; roar; shouting. || virāva (m.) cry; roar; shouting.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Virāva, see virava. (Page 634)
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Virava, (& °rāva) (vi+rava & rāva; cp. Vedic virava) shouting out, roaring; crying (of animals) J. I, 25, 74 (ā), 203 (of elephants); V, 9 (ā, of swans). (Page 633)
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Virāva (विराव).—Clamour, noise, sound; आलोकशब्दं वयसां विरावैः (ālokaśabdaṃ vayasāṃ virāvaiḥ) R.2.9;16.31.
Derivable forms: virāvaḥ (विरावः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-vaḥ) Sound, noise. E. vi before ru to make a noise, aff. ghañ .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Virāva (विराव).—i. e. vi-ru + a, m. Sound.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Virava (विरव).—[masculine] roaring, thundering.
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Virāva (विराव).—[masculine] cry, sound, noise, hum.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Virava (विरव):—[=vi-rava] a See under vi- √1, ru.
2) Virāva (विराव):—[=vi-rāva] a etc. See under vi-√ru.
3) Virava (विरव):—[=vi-rava] [from vi-ru] b m. roaring, thundering, [Ṛg-veda]
4) Virāva (विराव):—[=vi-rāva] [from vi-rava > vi-ru] b m. crying, clamour, sound, noise, buzzing, humming, [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.
5) [v.s. ...] Name of a horse, [Mahābhārata]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Virāva (विराव):—[vi-rāva] (vaḥ) 1. m. Sound, noise.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Virāva (विराव) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Virāva.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Virāva (विराव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Virāva.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Virāva (ವಿರಾವ):—[noun] a sound; noise.
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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