Adha, aka: Adhā; 3 Definition(s)
Adha means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.
Adha°, in cpds. like adhagga see under adho. (Page 27)(Source): Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
Languages of India and abroad
adha (अध).—n S Sin. 2 Fault, offence, crime.
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aḍhā (अढा).—m A turn (as round a post or stick) with a rope or string. 2 An intervolved or interlooped part (of a cord); a curl, a doubling. 3 Used pl aḍhē for aḍhēpāraḍhē.
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ādhā (आधा).—a (Poetry. H ardha S) Half.(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aḍhā (अढा).—m A turn with a rope. A curl, doubling.
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āḍhā (आढा).—See under अ.(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.
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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
The Brihadaranyaka Upanishad (by Swāmī Mādhavānanda)
Middle Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
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