Bhagava, Bhagavā: 4 definitions


Bhagava means something in Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Bhagva.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhagavā (भगवा).—a Of a red-ochre color. Clothes of this color are much worn by Sanyasis; whence bhagavēṃ karaṇēṃ or ghēṇēṃ To become a Sanyasi.

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

bhagavā (भगवा).—a Of a red-ochre colour. bhagavā jhēṇḍā m The ensign of the Marathas.

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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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhagavā (भगवा) [Also spelled bhagva]:—(a) saffron (coloured); —[vastra] saffron-coloured robes; •[dhārī] saffron-robed; an ascetic; a mendicant; —[dhāraṇa karanā/pahananā] to don saffron robes, to turn into a mendicant/an ascetic.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Bhagava (ಭಗವ):—[noun] a Vaiśṇava monk.

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Bhagavā (ಭಗವಾ):—[adjective] of reddish brown colour.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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