Ganasavashina, aka: Gaṇasavāśīṇa; 2 Definition(s)


Ganasavashina means something in 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.

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gaṇasavāśīṇa (गणसवाशीण).—The wife of the mhētara or pāṭīla or caughulā of a village. An official term at feasts and rites. She receives the first invitation upon every occasion of assembling gossips. In North Desh gaṇa is the designation of the pāṭīla or the person representing or pertaining to him, and savāśīṇa that of his wife or other female. Hence gaṇasavāśīṇa expresses generally A male and a female (any pair) invited to a festal rite.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gaṇasavāśīṇa (गणसवाशीण).—f The wife of the mhētara or pāṭīla or caugu(ghu)of a village. She receives the first invitation at feasts &c. In North Desh gaṇa is the designation of the pāṭīla. Hence gaṇasavāśīṇa expresses generally–A male and a female (any pair) invited to a festal rite.

(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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