Caudaratnem, Caudāratnēṃ, Caudāratneṃ, Cauda-ratnem: 2 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

caudāratnēṃ (चौदारत्नें).—n pl The fourteen precious things obtained from the ocean on churning it; viz. lakṣmī, kaustubha, pārijātaka, surā, dhanvantarī, candra, kāmadhēnu airāvata, apsarā, saptamukhī aśva, viṣa, haridhanu, śaṅkha, amṛta. Because this last occasioned the gods and demons to fight; or because of a misreading of the last word of the line śaṅkhōmṛtaṃ cāmbudhē: into cābūka a whip; caudāvēṃ ratna is employed to signify A sound flogging or beating: also any rough trick played off upon a simpleton.

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

caudā-ratnēṃ (चौदा-रत्नें).—n pl The 14 precious things obtained from the ocean on churning it.caudāvēṃ ratna Is employed to signify A sound beating.

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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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