Khairata, Khairāta: 3 definitions


Khairata means something in Marathi, 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khairāta (खइरात).—See under khai.

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khairāta (खैरात).—f ( P) Alms, esp. as given to or by Muhammadans. 2 Lands granted rent free, for the purpose of defraying the expenses of mosques, charities to fakirs &c.

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

khairāta (खैरात).—f Alms. khairātī a Of little estima- tion; common.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Khairāta (खैरात):—(nf) charity, alms; ~[khānā] alms-house; [khairātī] charitable; •[aspatāla/davākhānā] charitable hospital/dispensary.

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