Annasatra; 2 Definition(s)


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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 Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

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

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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