Annasatra: 2 definitions



Annasatra means something in 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.

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

annasatra (अन्नसत्र).—n (S anna Food, satra Liberality.) Distribution of food to Brahmans and mendicants. 2 (Popularly.) The building erected or employed for this purpose. Pr. annasatrīṃ jēvaṇēṃ āṇi mirapūḍa māgaṇēṃ.

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

annasatra (अन्नसत्र).—n Distribution of food to brāhmaṇa. The building created for this purpose.

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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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