सुवर्ण

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Sanskrit[edit]

Adjective[edit]

सुवर्ण (su-várṇa)

  1. of a good or beautiful colour, brilliant in hue, bright, golden, yellow
  2. golden, made of gold
  3. of a good tribe or caste

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Noun[edit]

सुवर्ण (su-várṇam

  1. a good colour
  2. a good tribe or class
  3. a kind of bdellium
  4. the thorn-apple
  5. a kind of metre
  6. name of a देवगन्धर्व (deva-gandharva)
  7. name of an ascetic
  8. name of a minister of दशरथ (daśa-ratha)
  9. name of a son of अन्तरीक्ष (antarīkṣa)
  10. name of a king of काश्मीर (kāśmīra)
  11. name of a poet
  12. (rarely n) a particular weight of gold (= 1 कर्ष (karṣa), = 16 माष (māṣa)s, = 80 रक्तिका (raktikā)s, = about 175 grains troy)
  13. a gold coin
  14. a kind of bulbous plant (= सुवर्णालु (suvarṇā-lu))
  15. a kind of aloe
  16. a kind of sacrifice
  17. Sida rhombifolia or Sida cordifolia
  18. another plant (= स्वर्णक्षीरी (svarṇakṣīrī))
  19. a bitter gourd, colocynth
  20. name of one of the seven tongues of fire
  21. name of a daughter of इक्ष्वाकु (ikṣvāku) (the wife of सुहोत्र (su-hotra))

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Noun[edit]

सुवर्ण (su-várṇan

  1. gold (of which 57 synonyms are given)
  2. money, wealth, property, riches
  3. a sort of yellow sandal-wood
  4. the flower of Mesua roxburghii
  5. a kind of vegetable (= गौरसुवर्ण (gaura-suvarṇa))
  6. red ochre (= सुवर्णगैरिक (suvarṇagairika))
  7. the right pronunciation of sounds
  8. name of a तीर्थ (tīrtha)
  9. name of a particular world

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams, A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1898, page 1236