Kopara, Kōpara: 2 definitions


Kopara 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kōpara (कोपर) [or कोंपर, kōmpara].—m (kūrpara S) The elbow. Pr. maū sāmpaḍalēṃ mhaṇūna kōparānēṃ khaṇūṃ nayē Although soft, yet dig it not with your elbows. Also in the form maū or narama lāgalēṃ mhaṇajē kōparānēṃ khaṇaṇēṃ Find a soft fellow and take your advantage of him. kōmparā ḍhōparānēṃ karaṇēṃ (A phrase amongst women.) To do (or get on with) the business of the house somehow or other (i. e. with the expedients of decrepitude or weakness). kōparā ḍhōparānēṃ cālaṇēṃ or jāṇēṃ To clamber up or to crawl along upon hands and knees; to make way against difficulties or under infirmities. kōparāpāsūna hāta jōḍaṇēṃ (To clasp together, not only the hands, but the whole fore arms.) To beg with exceeding earnestness.

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kōparā (कोपरा) [or कोंपरा, kōmparā].—m (kūrpara S) A corner, an angle. 2 A small iron kaḍhaī for culinary business. tū kōṇatyā kōpaṛyācā kōna Who, pray, are you?

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

kōpara (कोपर).—m The elbow. kōparāpāsūna hāta jō- ḍaṇēṃ Beg with exceeding earnestness. maū or narama lāgalēṃ mhaṇajē kōparānēṃ khaṇaṇēṃ Find a soft fellow and take your advan- tage of him.

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kōparā (कोपरा).—m A corner, an angle.

context information

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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