Bara Mahine, Bārā Mahinē, Bārā Mahine: 1 definition


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[«previous next»] — Bara Mahine in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bārā mahinē (बारा महिने).—m pl The twelve months of the year; viz. caitra, vaiśākha, āṣāḍha, jyēṣṭha, śrāvaṇa, bhādrapada, āśvina, kārttika, mārgaśīrṣa, pauṣa, māgha, phālguna, or, popularly, cai0, vai0, ākhāḍa, jēṭha, śrā0, bhādavā, ā0, kā0, mārga- śīra, pau0, mā0, phā0. These names are derived re- spectively from the Nakshatras citrā, viśākhā, ā- ṣāḍhā, jyēṣṭhā, śravaṇa, bhādrapadā, aśvinī, kṛttikā, mṛgaśīrṣa, puṣya, maghā, phālgunī, the monthly moons being, in some part of the month, at the full in these mansions.

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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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