Dipotsava, aka: Dīpōtsava, Dīpotsava, Dipa-utsava; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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dīpōtsava (दीपोत्सव).—m (S) A festivity with illuminations.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dīpōtsava (दीपोत्सव).—m A festivity with illuminations.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Dīpotsava (दीपोत्सव).—

1) a row of lights, nocturnal illumination.;

2) particularly, the festival called Diwali held on the night of new moon in आश्विन (āśvina).

Derivable forms: dīpotsavaḥ (दीपोत्सवः).

Dīpotsava is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms dīpa and utsava (उत्सव). See also (synonyms): dīpāli, dīpāvalī.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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