Gandhamarjara, aka: Gandha-marjara, Gandhamārjāra; 2 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Gandhamārjāra (गन्धमार्जार).—the civet cat.

Derivable forms: gandhamārjāraḥ (गन्धमार्जारः).

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

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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