Kasaba: 2 definitions



Kasaba means something in 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

kasaba (कसब).—n ( A) A business, trade, employment, profession: also an art, accomplishment, acquirable power (as writing, riding, fencing, swimming). 2 Skill, cleverness, expertness, conversancy in any art. 3 The trade of a courtesan, putanism, harlotry. 4 A wily scheme, a stratagem, artifice, device. 5 m Fine-drawn silver wire.

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kasabā (कसबा).—m ( A) The chief town of a mahāla or paragaṇā. 2 The portion of a city first settled, as disting. from modern additions; the old town.

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kasāba (कसाब).—m ( A) A butcher.

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

kasaba (कसब).—n A business. Accomplishment. Skill. A device. m Fine-drawn silver wire.

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kasabā (कसबा).—m The chief town of a mahāla or para- gaṇā. The portion of a city first settled, old town.

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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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