Gandhamarjara, Gandhamārjāra, Gandha-marjara, Gamdhamarjara: 7 definitions



Gandhamarjara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Gandhamarjara in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gandhamārjāra (गंधमार्जार).—m S The civet cat, Viverra Indica.

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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

[«previous next»] — Gandhamarjara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gandhamārjāra (गन्धमार्जार).—the civet cat.

Derivable forms: gandhamārjāraḥ (गन्धमार्जारः).

Gandhamārjāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandha and mārjāra (मार्जार).

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

Gandhamārjāra (गन्धमार्जार).—m.

(-raḥ) The civet-cat. E. gandha smell, and mārjāra a cat.

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

Gandhamārjāra (गन्धमार्जार):—[=gandha-mārjāra] [from gandha] m. the civet cat, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Gandhamārjāra (गन्धमार्जार):—[gandha-mārjāra] (raḥ) 1. m. The civet-cat.

[Sanskrit to German]

Gandhamarjara 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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