Gari, Garī: 6 definitions

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Gari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Gari is a Dimasa Kachari term referring to “hanging shelf above the hearth”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

garī (गरी).—f R A fish-hook. 2 Young and tender pulp of the Jack.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

garī (गरी).—f A fish-hook.

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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

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

Garī (गरी):—[from gara] f. Name of a district [gana] gaurādi ([Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 48])

[Sanskrit to German]

Gari 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Gāri (गारि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Agārin.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gari (ಗರಿ):—

1) [noun] any of the growths covering the body of a bird or making up a large part of the wing surface, as down or contour feathers; a feather.

2) [noun] a feather or featherlike part fastened to the shaft of an arrow to help control its flight.

3) [noun] an arrow.

4) [noun] the leaf of a palm tree.

5) [noun] a petal of a flower.

6) [noun] a rectangular piece of paper, esp. one of a number of pieces cut to a definite, uniform size, and bound together making a book; a sheet of paper.

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Gaṟi (ಗಱಿ):—

1) [noun] any of the growths covering the body of a bird or making up a large part of the wing surface, as down or contour feathers; a feather.

2) [noun] a feather or featherlike part fastened to the shaft of an arrow to help control its flight.

3) [noun] an arrow.

4) [noun] the leaf of a palm tree.

5) [noun] a petal of a flower.

6) [noun] a rectangular piece of paper, esp. one of a number of pieces cut to a definite, uniform size, and bound together making a book; a sheet of paper.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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