Khori, Khōrī, Khorī: 3 definitions


Khori 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khōrī (खोरी).—f A straight iralī or iralēṃ: opp. to kamara- mōḍī. 2 A narrow valley. 3 (Or khōrēṃ) A dung and rubbish-hoe. 4 P Loss or damage (as in trade): also decline or wane (in business or circumstances). Hence khōrīṃ or khōrīsa yēṇēṃ or paḍaṇēṃ or khōrī hōṇēṃ (with dravyānēṃ or paikyānēṃ) To be impoverished: (with aṅgānēṃ or śarīrānēṃ) to be emaciated or reduced: (with ābarūnēṃ) to be degraded or disgraced: (with prayatnānnī or upāyānnī or simply) to be at the end of one's measures or resources or wits).

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

khōrī (खोरी) [-rēṃ, -रें].—n A narrow valley. A dung and rubbish-hoe.

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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Khorī (खोरी):—[from khora > khor] f. See dīpa-.

2) Khori (खोरि):—[varia lectio] for khoṭi q.v.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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