Odhana, Ōḍhaṇa, Oḍhaṇa: 3 definitions


Odhana 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ōḍhaṇa (ओढण).—n f (ōḍhaṇēṃ) Balance of a closed account brought forward. 2 Descent or course through ages or generations (of a fashion, practice, belief); traditional custom or usage. Ex. vaḍilācēṃ ō0 asēla tyāpramāṇēṃ cālāvēṃ. 3 Hanging back; resisting stubbornly, v ghē. 4 A common term for the two draw-ties or ends of a lugaḍēṃ. They are drawn together in tightening the waist-band. 5 n A rope in general for drawing or pulling; a drag-rope, a tent-rope, a drum-rope (brace), a cart-rope. 6 Laborious dragging or drawing; a heavy pull. Ex. gāḍīlā (or bailāṃlā) vāḷūmadhyēṃ ō0 lāgatī. 7 A shield. Ex. śōka mōhācē capēṭē pūrṇa || āṅgīṃ ādaḷati yēūna || vivēkācēṃ puḍhēṃ karuni ō0 || jñānaśastra upasāvēṃ ||

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

ōḍhaṇa (ओढण).—n f Traditional custom. Hanging back. v ghē. n A drag-rope; a heavy pull; a shield.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Oḍhanā (ओढना):—(v) to cover (the body) with; to own up; (nm) covering, covering sheet, etc.; -[bichaunā] covering and bedding, total belongings/possessions; [oḍhe ki bichāye] (said of a thing when it is) utterly insufficient; of no avail.

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