Cai, aka: Caī; 2 Definition(s)

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Cai 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

caī (चई).—f (Or cāī) A disease attacking and eating away hair and wool. v lāga.

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cāī (चाई).—f A certain shrub. Its leaves are esculent. 2 An edible root of the genus Arum.

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cāī (चाई).—f A disease attacking and eating away hair and wool. Otherwise called kātara or kātarī & undarī. v lāga.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

caī (चई).—f (Or cāī) A disease attacking and eating away hair and wool. v lāga.

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cāī (चाई).—See caī.

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