Antardvara, Antardvāra, Antar-dvara: 5 definitions


Antardvara means something in 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

antardvāra (अंतर्द्वार).—n (S) An inner gate or door. 2 The door of the seraglio or gynæceum. 3 fig. A person secretly serving as a mediator or a means of access.

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

antardvāra (अंतर्द्वार).—n An inner door.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Antardvāra (अन्तर्द्वार).—private or secret door within the house (prakoṣṭhadvāram).

Derivable forms: antardvāram (अन्तर्द्वारम्).

Antardvāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms antar and dvāra (द्वार).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Antardvāra (अन्तर्द्वार).—n.

(-raṃ) A private door within the house. E. antar inner, and dvāra a door.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Antardvāra (अन्तर्द्वार):—[=antar-dvāra] n. a private or secret door within the house, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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