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Svara

Svara

Elephant, Bull, Goat, Peacock, Curlew/Heron, Horse, Coil
ni, R, ga, Sa, ma, dha, pa
niSda, RSabha, gAnhAra, SaDja, madyama, dhaivata, pacama

Alternatively:
SaDja, RSabha, gAnhAra, madyama, dhaivata, pacama, niSda
Peacock, Bull, Goat, Curlew/Heron, Horse, Coil, Elephant,

7 Notes (Svara)
cf. 5 Notes
Elephant ni niSada
Bull R RSabha
Goat ga gAndhAra
Peacock Sa SaDja
Curlew or Heron ma madyama
Horse dha dhaivata
Coil pa pacama

Cologne Sanskrit Dictionary
svara m. (ifc. f. {A}) sound , noise
tone in recitation &c. (either high or low) , accent (of which there are three kinds , {udAtta} , {anudAtta} qq. vv. , and {svarita} , col. 3) ,
a note of the musical scale (of which seven [rarely six or eight] are enumerated , 1. {niSAda} ; 2.{RSabha} ; 3. {gAndhAra} ; 4. {SaDja} ; 5. {madhyama} ; 6. {dhaivata} ; 7. {pacama} [described as resembling respectively the notes of an elephant , bull , goat , peacock , curlew or heron , horse , and Koil [1285,2] ; and designated by their initial letters or syllables thus , {ni} ; {R} ; {ga} ; {Sa} ; {ma} ; {dha} ; {pa}] , but the order is sometimes changed , {Sadja} being placed first , and {niSAda} last)
a symbolical expression for the number seven
a vowel (either {drgha} , long ; or {hrasva} , short ; or {pluta}, prolated)
air breathed through the nostrils
N. of Vishnu
{A}) f. N. of the chief wife of Brahma
{am}) n. a musical note
N. of various Samans

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