Vra, Vrā: 3 definitions


Vra means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Vrā (व्रा).—[feminine] troop, band.

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

1) Vra (व्र):—m. (a formula of unknown meaning), [Atharva-veda xi, 7, 3]. For the form vrā See p. 1043, col. 1.

2) [according to] to some, ‘that which is confined’.

3) Vrā (व्रा):—f. ([from] √1. vṛ [according to] to some [from] a masc. stem vra) a heap, host, multitude (mostly vrās, [plural]), [Ṛg-veda] ([Sāyaṇa i, 121, 2,]‘night’, ‘dawn’), [Atharva-veda]

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Vra 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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