varna

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See also: Varna, värna, vārna, and vārnā

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From Sanskrit वर्ण (várṇa, colour, tint, dye, pigment, appearance, aspect), from verbal root वृणोति (√vṛ, to choose, select).

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varna (plural varnas)

  1. (Hinduism) any of the four original castes in Hinduism, or the system of such castes

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  • Credo, Quia Occidentale
  • Welzer, Albrecht. 1994. Credo, Quia Occidentale: A Note on Sanskrit varna and its Misinterpretation in Literature on Mamamsa and Vyakarana. In: Studies in Mamamsa: Dr Mandan Mishra Felicitation Volume edited by R.C. Dwivedi. Delhi: Motilal Banarasidass.

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varna

  1. indefinite genitive plural of vörn

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várna f (plural várnos) stress pattern 1 [2]

  1. (Corvus cornix) crow
    várna krañkia/rė̃kia[2] - a crow caws/cries

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  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Rick Derksen (2008), Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon, Brill: Leiden-Boston, page 528
  2. 2.0 2.1 “varna” in Juozas Balčikonis [et al.] (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  • “varna” in Victoria Martsinkyavitshute (2012), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian, Seventh printing. New York: Hippocrene Books. ISBN 978-0-7818-0151-5

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varna (present varnar, preterite varnade, supine varnat, imperative varna)

  1. to warn; to issue a warning

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