Lahara; 2 Definition(s)


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lahara (लहर).—f (laharī) A wave. 2 fig. A convulsive or spasmodic affection of the body (as from intoxicating or poisonous substances, from venomous bites or stings, from anger, lust &c., or as in death); a throe, a heave, an effort or act in an agony or a struggle; an impulse or a sharp movement towards or during the discharge of the bowels. 3 A puff of a zephyr or soft wind; a breath of air. 4 A whimsey, freak, odd fancy, an irregular working of desire. 5 A common term for the lines which lie under the throat of certain snakes. (So called because, according to popular belief, as is the number of these lines, so is the number of the convulsive throes with which the bitten person is affected. 6 A waving line (in patterns of cloth &c.): also a flowing or undulating fold in draperies &c. 7 A sudden seizure and overcoming (as by sleep--jhōpēcī lahara). laharā māraṇēṃ To sport capriciously; to yield one's self up to freaks and frolics; to wanton, revel, riot.

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laharā (लहरा).—m An air or a tune (esp. upon a stringed instrument). Ex. kōṇatyā rāgācā la0 āṇūṃ barēṃ?

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lahara (लहर).—f A wave. A fit, a whimsey. A sudden seizure and overcoming.laharā māraṇēṃ Sport capriciously; wanton.

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