Andakara, aka: Anda-akara, Aṇḍākāra; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

Andakara in Marathi glossary... « previous · [A] · next »

aṇḍākāra (अंडाकार).—a (S) Egg-form, oval, elliptical, paraboliform.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

aṇḍākāra (अंडाकार).—a Oval, elliptical.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Aṇḍākāra (अण्डाकार).—a. [bahu.] egg-shaped, oval, elliptical.

-raḥ-tiḥ an ellipse.

Aṇḍākāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aṇḍa and ākāra (आकार). See also (synonyms): aṇḍākṛti.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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