Avaranadevata, Āvaraṇadēvatā, Āvaraṇadevatā: 2 definitions



Avaranadevata 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

āvaraṇadēvatā (आवरणदेवता).—f pl (S) The environing deities or idols around the chief deity; as the regents of the eight regions around ananta &c. Hence fig. The ministers and satellites around a king, the courtiers or cortège: the myrmidons or minions, the circle or train of any great personage.

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

āvaraṇadēvatā (आवरणदेवता).—f pl The countries or satel- lites around a great personage.

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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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