Kalhara, aka: Kalhāra; 2 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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kalhāra (कल्हार).—n m S The white esculent water lily, Nymphæa lotus.

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kalhāra (कल्हार).—n (S) The white esculent water lily, Nymphæa lotus.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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

Kalhāra (कल्हार).—A white water-lily.

Derivable forms: kalhāram (कल्हारम्).

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Kalhāra (कल्हार).—The white lotus, कल्हारपद्मकुसुमानि मुहुर्विधुन्वन् (kalhārapadmakusumāni muhurvidhunvan) Ṛs.3.15. धन्याः खलु वने वाताः कल्हाराः सुखशीतलाः (dhanyāḥ khalu vane vātāḥ kalhārāḥ sukhaśītalāḥ).

Derivable forms: kalhāram (कल्हारम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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