Cava; 2 Definition(s)


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cava (चव).—f Taste, relish, perception (by the palate, the ear, or the understanding). Pr. gāḍhavāsa guḷā- cī cava kāya? badhirāsa kāya gāyanācī cava? 2 Taste, flavor, sapidity: also fig. pleasingness or agreeableness (as of occupations or employments). Pr. tāpalyā pāṇyāsa cava yēta nāhīṃ Friendship &c. once destroyed cannot be renewed. 3 m (tsh not ts.) Excitement; emulative ardor; an impulse or an itching (to do &c.) v yē 4 (Ts not tsh.) Scrapings of cocoanut. 5 In pearl-buying. A measure or standard of estimation obtained from a calculation formed upon the number or weight of the pearls. cava kāḍhaṇēṃ To indulge daintiness in eating. cava ghēṇēṃ or pāhaṇēṃ To taste. 2 fig. To know by experience. cavēsa paḍaṇēṃ To become tasteful or agreeable unto.

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cavā (चवा).—m An oblique, a St. Andrew's cross, a couple, a frame composed of two rafters or poles meeting transversely.

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cāva (चाव).—m pl (Commonly cāra) Freaks, fancies, whimsies; dainty airs; affected ways (in eating, speaking, dressing, walking).

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cāvā (चावा).—m (cāvaṇēṃ) A morsure or bite. v ghē. 2 The bite or part bitten.

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

cava (चव).—f Taste, relish, perception. Excite- ment; emulative ardour; an impulse or an itching (to do &c.). v . Scrap- ings of cocoanut. A measure of pearls.

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cavā (चवा).—m An oblique, a St. Andrew's cross.

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cāva (चाव).—m pl Freaks. Affected ways.

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cāvā (चावा).—m A bite; the bite or part bitten.

(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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