Ashtaputri, Aṣṭaputrī: 1 definition
Ashtaputri 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
aṣṭaputrī (अष्टपुत्री).—f A white cloth, turmeric-colored in the border, presented (by her parents or the bridegroom) to the bride at a wedding for her bridal apparel. An expression of desire that she may be rich in offspring. Pr. a0 mēhuṇī kutrī.
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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