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[«previous next»] — Ajitapatra in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajitapatra (अजितपत्र).—n (S) Amongst Panḍits and Athletæ. A writing testifying the pre-eminence, at disputations or in the exercises of the gymnasium, of him that bears it. 2 The writing furnished by the party cast in a suit, admitting his failure. The word has double aspect--towards the bearer of the patra and towards the furnisher; and is (or ought to be) written respectively ajitapatra & jitapatra. See jitapatra.

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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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