Mapa: 2 definitions



Mapa means something in Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Maap.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mapa (मप) [or मपस, mapasa].—prep (Vulgar for majapāsīṃ) With me; about me; in my possession.

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māpa (माप).—n (Commonly mōpa) A large sundried brick.

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māpa (माप).—n (māpana S) Determining by a measure (whether of weight, capacity, length, or time), measuring. v kara, cālava, ghē, māṇḍa, lāva. 2 unc Determining by numbering. Ex. āmbyācēṃ māpa jhālēṃ mhaṇajē khuradyācēṃ māpa ghē. 3 The amount or quantity determined by measurement, the measure. Ex. dāhā khaṇḍī māpa bharalēṃ; vīsa hāta kāpaḍa bharalēṃ. 4 A measuring instrument or means, a measure (of weight, capacity, length &c.); as vajanī māpa, kailī māpa, dhānyamāpa, kāpaḍācēṃ māpa &c.; any means of measuring. 5 A portion measured off. Ex. tyā khāñcarānta cāra māpēṃ āhēta. 6 In Khandesh māpa is a measure of twelve ḍōḷē or four pāyalī. See under ḍōḷā. āpalyā māpānēṃ mōjaṇēṃ To measure by one's own bushel (standard). tēṃ māpa kutaṛyānēṃ nēlēṃ That matter is amongst the by-gones, Fuit Ilium. māpa āṇi mahāpāpa A (false) measure is an abomination. Deut. xxv. 13--15.

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

māpa (माप).—n A measure; measuring.

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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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