Mapadya, Māpāḍyā: 2 definitions



Mapadya 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

māpāḍyā (मापाड्या) [or मापारी, māpārī].—m (māpa) An official grainmeasurer (of the Government-stores or marketsupplies). 2 Laxly. A measurer in general. Ex. āyuṣya mōjāyālā baisalā māpārī || tū kāṃrē vyāpārīṃ saṃsārācyā || Truditur dies die...Tu...sepulchri immemor struis domos.

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

māpāḍyā (मापाड्या).—m Official grain measurer.

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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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