Handi, Haṇḍī: 4 definitions


Handi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

haṇḍī (हंडी).—f (S Or H) A small cooking pot; or a similar (metal or earthen) vessel for other purpose. A few compounds are in use; as dahyāṃ- ḍī, ukaḍahaṇḍī. 2 (From the resemblance in shape.) A hanging (English) lamp. haṇḍīśīṃ haṇḍī phuṭaṇēṃ Expresses extreme and confused crowdedness (of persons or things).

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hāṇḍī (हांडी).—See haṇḍī, haṇḍībāga &c.

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

haṇḍī (हंडी).—f A small cooking pot. A hanging lamp.

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hāṇḍī (हांडी).—See haṇḍī, &c.

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Haṇḍī (हण्डी).—An earthen pot.

See also (synonyms): haṇḍikā.

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

Haṇḍī (हण्डी):—[from haṇḍa] f. = haṇḍikā, [Monier-Williams’ 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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