Malavada, Māḷavaḍā, Mālavaḍā: 2 definitions



Malavada 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

māḷavaḍā (माळवडा) [or माळवाडा, māḷavāḍā].—m (māḷī & vāḍā) The quarter (of a village or town) inhabited by gardeners.

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māḷavada (माळवद).—n (māḷā & vat) A flat roof composed of layers of sticks covered with earth: also attrib a building having such a roof.

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māḷavada (माळवद).—a R That has a māḷā or loft.

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

māḷavaḍā (माळवडा) [or māḷavāḍā, or माळवाडा].—m A quarter of a village inhabited by gardeners.

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māḷavada (माळवद).—n A flat roof composed of layers of sticks covered with earth.

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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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