Ghatacandra, aka: Ghata-candra, Ghātacandra; 2 Definition(s)
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ghātacandra (घातचंद्र).—m (S) The moon when she is in an inauspicious mansion.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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.
Ghātacandra (घातचन्द्र).—the moon when in an inauspicious mansion determined by one's natal zodiacal sign.
Derivable forms: ghātacandraḥ (घातचन्द्रः).
Ghātacandra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghāta and candra (चन्द्र).Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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