Gaira, Gaīra: 11 definitions

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Gaira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Gair.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gaīra (गईर).—For this word and its numerous compounds see under gaira.

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gāīra (गाईर).—f R A seed of gārabhī. It is used in rubbing and smoothing (paper &c.) Hence fig. the lump or hard portion felt in a boil &c.: the hardness observable in the breasts of an adult maiden. 2 The yolk of an egg. 3 The hole to receive the daily cowdung.

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gaira (गैर).—ind ( A Other.) An inseparable particle expressing otherness or difference, but generally of privative or deteriorative power. It is attached arbitrarily, though more particularly to words introduced from the Hindustani. It corresponds with dis, un, by. Some of the most useful words to which it is prefixed are inserted in order.

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

gāīra (गाईर).—f The yolk of an egg. A seed of gārabhī. The hard portion felt in a boil.

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gaira (गैर).—ind A particle expressing otherness or difference, but generally of pri- vative or deteriorative power. It corresponds with Dis–un–.

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gairā (गैरा) [-rī, -री].—a Weak, silly. Trifling. Stupid, dull.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gaira (गैर).—a. (- f.) [गिरौ भवः अण् (girau bhavaḥ aṇ)] Coming from a mountain, mountain born.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gaira (गैर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rī-raṃ) Mountain, mountaineer, mountain-born. E. giri, and aṇ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gaira (गैर):—mfn. ([from] 3. giri) coming from or growing on mountains, [Horace H. Wilson]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Gaira (गैर):—[(raḥ-rā-raṃ) a.] Of a mountain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Gaira in German

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Gaira (गैर) [Also spelled gair]:—(nm and a) stranger, other; (prefix) non-, un-, in-; - [adāyagī] non-payment; -[iṃsāphī] inequity, injustice; -[kānūnī] illegal, unlawful; -[jarurī] unnecessary; unimportant; -[jimmedāra] irresponsible; -[manakūlā] immovable (property); -[māmūlī] extraordinary; -[munāsiba] unfair; unreasonable; -[mumakina] impossible; -[maurusī] non-inherited; acquired; -[vājiba] unreasonable, improper; -[sarakārī] non-governmental; unofficial; private; -[hājira] absent; -[hājirī] absence.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Gāira (गाइर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Gāthaka.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

1) Gaira (गैर):—pp. coming before words to denote 'other'/'non' such as गैरकानुनी, गैरसरकारी, गैरनेपाली [gairakānunī, gairasarakārī, gairanepālī ] ;

2) Gaira (गैर):—n. the other;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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