Khaka, Khāka: 3 definitions


Khaka 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

khāka (खाक).—( P) Reduced to dust; burnt to ashes; i. e. destroyed utterly. Ex. pāūsa nāhīṃ mhaṇūna śētēṃ jaḷūna khāka jhālīṃ.

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khākā (खाका).—m ( or P) The paper on which figures to be drawn on walls or the ground (by pricking, or by stamping the paper) are first traced. 2 A rough draught, sketch, plan, or copy gen.

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

khāka (खाक).—ad Reduced to dust; burnt to ashes.

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khāka (खाक).—f The armpit.

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khākā (खाका).—m A rough sketch or draught.

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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

1) Khāka (खाक):—(nf) ashes; dirt and dust; anything trivial, precious little; nothing whatever; ~[sāra] lowest of the low; humble, (this) humble petitioner (used with reference to oneself while talking in humble terms); —[uḍanā] to be ruined; —[karanā] to reduce to ashes, to devastate; —[kā putalā] a mortal being made of dust; —[chānanā] to beat the air; to wander al round; —[ḍālanā] to bury; to bury the hatchet; to conceal (an affair or anything disgraceful); —[barasanā] to be in ruins, to be in doldrums; —[meṃ milanā] to fall to the ground, to be reduced to dust or ashes; —[sira para uḍānā] to mourn, to be in mourning.

2) Khākā (खाका):—(nm) sketch, outline; map, layout; —[khīṃcanā] to make a fun (of) to pull one’s leg.

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