Khodi, Khoḍī, Khōḍī: 4 definitions


Khodi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

Source: OpenEdition books: Vividhatīrthakalpaḥ (Kāvya)

Khoḍī (खोडी) in Prakrit (or Khuṭṭikā, Khotikā in Sanskrit) refers to a “bar, log”, as is mentioned in the Vividhatīrthakalpa by Jinaprabhasūri (13th century A.D.): an ancient text devoted to various Jaina holy places (tīrthas).—(CDIAL 3748; JOIB XV p. 422).

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khōḍī (खोडी).—f (khōḍa) See khōḍa in the four first senses.

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

khōḍī (खोडी).—f A bad habit, a vice. A fault; a whim.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Khōḍi (ಖೋಡಿ):—[adjective] evil; wicked; vice; vile.

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Khōḍi (ಖೋಡಿ):—

1) [noun] the quality of a person who is sinful, iniquitous or given to or involving immorality; wickedness.

2) [noun] a wicked, despicable, vulgar or mean person.

3) [noun] deficiency a) the state or condition of being deficient; b) lack or shortage; c) the amount by which a thing, falls short.

4) [noun] an act committed in violation of a law, social or moral custom prohibiting it or omitted in violation of a law ordering it; an offence; a crime; a fault.

5) [noun] anything that causes harm, pain, misery, disaster, etc. an evil.

6) [noun] a poor, unfortunate or miserable person; a wretched man.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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