Ghatavara, Ghātavāra, Ghata-vara: 5 definitions


Ghatavara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Ghatvar.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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

ghātavāra (घातवार).—m (S) An inauspicious day (of the week). Pr. rājyācī nighālī svārī maśālacī mhaṇatō mājhā ghā0. Used in expression of avasānaghāta.

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

ghātavāra (घातवार).—m An inauspicious day (of the week).

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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»] — Ghatavara in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghātavāra (घातवार).—an inauspicious day of the week.

Derivable forms: ghātavāraḥ (घातवारः).

Ghātavāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ghāta and vāra (वार).

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

Ghātavāra (घातवार):—[=ghāta-vāra] [from ghāta] m. an inauspicious day of the week, [Horace H. Wilson]

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghatavara in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ghaṭavāra (घटवार) [Also spelled ghatvar]:—(nm) a wharf-owner, wharfinger.

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