Cava: 5 definitions

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Cava means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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

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 Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

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.

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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

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Cāva (चाव) [Also spelled chav]:—(nm) fondness, eagerness.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Cava (चव) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Katha.

2) Cava (चव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Cyu.

3) Cava (चव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Cyava.

4) Cāva (चाव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Carv.

5) Cāva (चाव) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Cāpa.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cava (ಚವ):—[noun] a unit of weight used in weighing very precious items as pearls, gems, etc.

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Cava (ಚವ):—

1) [noun] the quality of a thing that is perceived through the sense of taste; flavour; savour; taste.

2) [noun] the state of being or doing well; comfortable condition.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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