Bigara; 2 Definition(s)


Bigara 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 dictionary

bigara (बिगर).—prep ( P) Without.

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bigāra (बिगार).—f ( H) Labor or service exacted by a government or a person in power without giving remuneration for it. Pr. bigārīcēṃ ghōḍēṃ taravaḍācā phōka A pressed horse and a lusty switch of the taravaḍa, A friend's horse and one's own spur. Hind. Pr. baiṭhēsōṃ bi0 bhalī Better do press-work than sit idle (and starve). 2 A load or burden carried by a person or an animal pressed. 3 fig. A work done carelessly; any business slurred or slubbered over. 4 A pressing and unpleasant obligation. See uḷīga.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bigara (बिगर).—prep Without.

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bigāra (बिगार).—f Labour or service enacted by a Government or a person in power without giving remuneration for it; forced labour. Fig. Work done carelessly.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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vēṭhabigāra (वेठबिगार).—f vēṭhaviraḷā m f (vēṭha & bigāra Both words signifying the same thing....
bēgāra (बेगार).—& bēgārī See bigāra & bigārī.
bēgāna (बेगान).—See bigāra.

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