Cokha, aka: Cōkha; 3 Definition(s)


Cokha means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geogprahy

Cokhā.—(EI 11), rice. Note: cokhā is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

cōkha (चोख).—a ( H) Real, pure, genuine, unalloy- ed; clean, clear, fine, excellent. Rather a low word; but used by all, and applied to every created thing of which it is designed to speak in praise.

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cōkha (चोख).—m Arabian Costus, Costus Arabicus.

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cōkhā (चोखा).—a ( H) Good, excellent, fine, pure. Used freely.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

cōkha (चोख).—a Genuine, pure; clean, clear.

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cōkhā (चोखा).—a Good, excellent, pure

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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