Galavarta, aka: Galavārta, Gala-varta; 1 Definition(s)


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Galavārta (गलवार्त).—a.

1) safe in the work of the throat, able to eat much and digest it, healthy, sound; दृश्यन्ते चैव तीर्थेषु गलवार्तास्तपस्विनः (dṛśyante caiva tīrtheṣu galavārtāstapasvinaḥ) Pt.3. v. l.

2) a parasite.

Galavārta is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gala and vārta (वार्त).

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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