Madhyaratra, aka: Madhyarātra, Madhya-ratra; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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madhyarātra (मध्यरात्र).—m f (S) Midnight.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

madhyarātra (मध्यरात्र).—m f Midnight.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Madhyarātra (मध्यरात्र).—f. midnight.

Derivable forms: madhyarātraḥ (मध्यरात्रः).

Madhyarātra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhya and rātra (रात्र). See also (synonyms): madhyarātrātri.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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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