Margashiri, Mārgaśirī: 4 definitions


Margashiri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

The Sanskrit term Mārgaśirī can be transliterated into English as Margasiri or Margashiri, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Margashiri in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mārgaśirī (मार्गशिरी).—a Relating to the month mārgaśīrṣa.

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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 dictionary

[«previous next»] — Margashiri in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mārgaśirī (मार्गशिरी).—The full-moon day in the month of मार्गशीर्ष (mārgaśīrṣa).

See also (synonyms): mārgaśīrṣī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Mārgaśirī (मार्गशिरी):—[=mārga-śirī] [from mārga-śira > mārga > mārg] f. = mārgaśīrṣī below, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Mārgaśirī (मार्गशिरी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Maggasirī.

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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 (even English!). 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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