Ohara, Ohāra: 4 definitions


Ohara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ohāra, see avahāra & cp. vohāra. (Page 172)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ōhara (ओहर).—n (vadhūvara) A married couple, esp. as returning from the wedding, or as on their first visit to the idol.

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ōhara (ओहर).—m C A channel worn into the land by irruptions of the sea. 2 A branch off from an arm of the sea.

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ōharā (ओहरा).—m C A distinct portion or act of ploughing (as on extensive grounds); a bout (or a few bouts) of the plough: also the elliptical space ploughed.

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ōhāra (ओहार).—Commonly ōhara & ōharajatrā.

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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

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Ohāra (ओहार).—(m.; perhaps compare AMg. oharai, establish, settle, ‘sthāpan karnā, pratiṣṭhit karnā’; derived by [Ardha-Māgadhī Dictionary] from upa-har-), domicile, abode: Mahāvastu iii.36.19 te…svakam [Page161-b+ 7] ohāraṃ gatā; 37.3 tato ohārāto (mss. °rito) nirgamya; 40.1. ohāraṃ prasthito.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Ohara (ओहर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Avahṛ.

2) Ohara (ओहर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Upagṛha.

3) Ohāra (ओहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avadhāra.

4) Ohāra (ओहार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avadhāra.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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