Karapushkara, Karapuṣkara: 1 definition


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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karapuṣkara (करपुष्कर).—n (S By poetical pleonasm.) The tip of an elephant's (kara hand) proboscis; and, yet more poetically, the tip of a man's hand or fingers. Ex. ghē ikṣu vāraṇa jasā karapuṣkarānēṃ || śrīrāma cāpa uca- lī karapuṣkarānēṃ ||

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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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