Cadhava, Caḍhāva: 2 definitions



Cadhava 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

caḍhāva (चढाव).—m ( H) This word may be found in all the senses of caḍha, but it is common in none of them.

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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

1) Caḍhāva (चढाव):—(nm) ascent, acclivity; rise (in prices, etc.); ornamental gift for the bride (from the bridegroom’s side); upstream; swelling (of a river, etc.).

2) Caḍhāvā (चढावा):—(nm) oblation, offering (to a deity, etc.), ornamental gift presented to the bride (from the bridegroom’s side).

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