Narakavasa, aka: Narakavāsa, Narakāvāsa, Naraka-avasa, Naraka-vasa; 3 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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narakavāsa (नरकवास).—m (S) A biding in hell; and fig. in the womb or other place considered as filthy and vile.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

narakavāsa (नरकवास).—m A biding in hell.

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

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Narakāvāsa (नरकावास).—an inhabitant of hell.

Derivable forms: narakāvāsaḥ (नरकावासः).

Narakāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naraka and āvāsa (आवास).

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Narakavāsa (नरकवास).—the abode in hell.

Derivable forms: narakavāsaḥ (नरकवासः).

Narakavāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms naraka and vāsa (वास).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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