Caturmasarambha, Caturmāsārambha: 1 definition


Caturmasarambha 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

caturmāsārambha (चतुर्मासारंभ).—m (S) The commencement, or the day of the commencement, of the rainy season, viz. āṣāḍhaśuddhadaśamī. On this day articles of food (esp. onions), proscribed as impure during the cāturmāsya, are greedily eaten.

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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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