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EtymologyEdit

From Sanskrit वर्ण (várṇa, colour, tint, dye, pigment, appearance, aspect), from verbal root वृणोति (vṛṇoti, 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

LithuanianEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Balto-Slavic *wárˀnāˀ.[1]

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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. ^ Derksen, Rick, Etymological Dictionary of the Slavic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 4), Leiden, Boston: Brill, 2008, →ISBN, page 528
  2. 2.0 2.1 “varna” in Balčikonis, Juozas et al. (1954), Dabartinės lietuvių kalbos žodynas. Vilnius: Valstybinė politinės ir mokslinės literatūros leidykla.
  • “varna” in Martsinkyavitshute, Victoria (1993), Hippocrene Concise Dictionary: Lithuanian-English/English-Lithuanian. New York: Hippocrene Books. →ISBN

Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse varna, from Proto-Germanic *warnōną.

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varna

  1. to be careful
  2. to preserve, to protect
  3. to warn

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  • Swedish: varna

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várna

  1. inflection of várən:
    1. masculine nominative/accusative dual
    2. feminine nominative singular
    3. neuter nominative/accusative plural

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish varna, from Old Norse varna, from Proto-Germanic *warnōną.

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  • (file)

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

  1. to warn; to issue a warning

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