Kacca, Kaccā: 5 definitions


Kacca means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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 Kachcha.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaccā (कच्चा).—a ( H) Unripe, undressed, unboiled, uncooked, raw. 2 fig. Rude, rough, unfinished--an account, a draught, a work. 3 Crude, immature, undigested--a plot or a counsel. 4 Imperfectly known or acquired--an art or a science: also imperfectly skilled, practised, or versed--a person. 5 Young, tender, weak--understanding &c. 6 Minor, smaller, less--a measure or weight, a stage, a kos &c. among others. 7 This word is used in endless modifications, literal and metaphorical, of the sense Raw, crude, imperfect, or deficient: e. g. Unvarnished, unembellished, undressed up; naked or bare; just as taking place--occurrences or the narration of them. In this sense are kaccā-majakūra-lihiṇēṃ-varttamāna-bātamī-hakikata- kaiphiyata; i. e. cursorily sketched or drawn up or out, rough, rude. In this sense are kaccātāḷā-tāḷēbanda- kīrda-jamābandī-bāba-hiśēba-bērīja and countless others; unfinished, uncompleted, unclosed, unperfected;--used as a common term for the numbers constituting the product of the multiplication together of two terms in the Rule of three. These numbers are kaccē, the operation of Division by the third term not having been performed. The numbers or number after this operation (i. e. the quotient) are termed pakkē or pakkā. Full exemplification may perhaps be better afforded by marginal arrangement. See therefore the words in order.

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

kaccā (कच्चा).—a Unripe, raw. Rude, crude, young, minor.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Kaccā (कच्चा) [Also spelled kachcha]:—(a) uncooked; unboiled; raw, unripe; green; crude; incomplete, unfinished; rough; imperfect, immature; inauthentic; doubtful; vague; weak; built of mud-bricks; provisional; not fast (as sleep, colour); —[a] ([ā])[sāmī], a temporary cultivator; one who is not sincere in one’s dealings; an unsteady man; —[karanā] to put to shame, to abash; to baste; —[kāgaja] a provisional document; —[khā jānā] lit. to swallow up unroasted—it denotes an angry outburst;—[khilāḍī] an inexperienced strategist; —[ghaḍā] unbaked earthen pot; an impressionable mind;—[cabā jānā] see—[khā jānā; —ciṭṭhā] bonafide detailed account, inside story, real tale; -[pakkā] half-cooked; half-baked; —[paḍanā] to prove unavailing/ineffective; —[māla] raw material;—[raṃga] not fast colour, colour that will wash out; —[hātha] an untrained hand; [kaccī umra] immature age, impressionable age; [kaccī kalī] a budding beauty; [kaccī golī khelanā] lit. to 'play with mud marbles'—to act in an inexperienced manner; not to hold all strings under control;[kaccī golī nahīṃ khelanā] to be nobody’s fool, to have learnt the tricks of the trade; [kaccī jabāna] loose talk; 'slander, reviling utterance, abuse; [kaccī nīṃda meṃ jagānā] to awaken when one has not had full sleep; [kaccī-pakkī] unconfirmed; [kaccī-pakkī kahanā] to scold roundly, to take to task; [kaccī bahī] a rough account book; [kaccī bāta] loose talk; unconfirmed report; [kaccī rasoī] articles of food not prepared or fried in ghee (as rice, pulses, etc.).

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Kacca (कच्च) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kṛtya.

2) Kacca (कच्च) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Kāca.

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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

Kacca (ಕಚ್ಚ):—

1) [noun] the hem of a dhōti, the lose, long cloth used to cover the portion below the navel of a man.

2) [noun] a single long cloth used to cover the privy parts, as by a male ascetic or, poor men in warm climates; a loin cloth.

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Kaccā (ಕಚ್ಚಾ):—

1) [adjective] not ripe; green; unripe.

2) [adjective] that does not last; that gets worn out fast.

3) [adjective] not refined; crude.

4) [adjective] not cooked or processed; raw.

5) [adjective] not arranged or classified properly.

6) [adjective] having no experience; (still) learning a particular occupation, activity, etc.

7) [adjective] not finished; not completed; half-done.

8) [adjective] ಕಚ್ಚಾಕರಡು [kaccakaradu] kaccā karaḍu a resolution, accounts, statement, etc. in its preliminary stage or rough form; ಕಚ್ಚಾಕಿರ್ದಿ [kaccakirdi] kaccā kirdi (book keping) amount pending allocation to respective accounts; ಕಚ್ಚಾಪದಾರ್ಥ [kaccapadartha] kaccā padārtha = ಕಚ್ಚಾಮಾಲು [kaccamalu]; ಕಚ್ಚಾಮಣ [kaccamana] kaccā maṇa an old measure of weight; ಕಚ್ಚಾಮಾಲು [kaccamalu] kaccā mālu material still in its natural or original state, before being processed or manufacture of a new product; ; a raw material; ಕಚ್ಚಾರಸ್ತೆ [kaccaraste] kaccā raste a road that is not constructed completely or perfectly; a mud-road; ಕಚ್ಚಾವಸ್ತು [kaccavastu] kaccā vastu = ಕಚ್ಚಾಮಾಲು [kaccamalu]; ಕಚ್ಚಾಸೇರು [kaccaseru] kaccā sēru any of more than one erstwhile units of weight; ಕಚ್ಚಾಹುರಿ [kaccahuri] kaccā huri semifinished, untrimmed rope.

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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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