Ganja, aka: Gañja; 2 Definition(s)


Ganja 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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gañja (गंज).—m ( P) A heap, stack, rick, pile (of grain, hay, wood, bales). 2 A case, as of mathematical instruments, of writing-materials, of combs, brushes, razors, of blades, screws, prickers, of compartments for pāna, supārī, cunā &c. 3 A box of tools or utensils. 4 A mart; a bazar. 5 A large copper vessel for holding water. (From Nagpur.)

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gāñjā (गांजा).—m ( H Ganja.) The dried heads or fructification of the Hemp-plant. 2 A netting (for mangoes &c.) See gāñjavā.

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

gañja (गंज).—m A heap, stack, rile, pile (of grain, hay, wood, bales). A case, as of writ- ing materials, of combs, of compart- ments for pāna, supārī, cunā &c. A mart, bazar. A large copper vessel for hold- ing water. Rust. Fig. Inaction. gañja caḍhaṇēṃ, yēṇēṃ To rust, become rusty. Fig. To degenerate or be impaired by inaction.

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gāñjā (गांजा).—m A carriage–netting for melons, &c.

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gāñjā (गांजा).—m The dried heads of the Hempplant.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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