Matakari, Mātakarī: 2 definitions


Matakari means something in Marathi, Tamil. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mātakarī (मातकरी).—m R (mātī & karī Affix.) A laborer hir- ed to lay earth upon the loppings and grass strewn over ground to be burned.

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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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Matakari (மதகரி) [mata-kari] noun < idem. + karin. Male elephant, as rutting; ஆண் யானை. (திவா.) [an yanai. (thiva.)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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