Oyara, Ōyarā, Oyarā: 3 definitions


Oyara means something in 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ōyarā (ओयरा).—m The portion (of rice, pulse &c.) allotted for the day's consumption, taken out from the store and set apart to be dressed. Pr. jōṃ javaḷa ō0 tōṃ jaga sōyarā; nirāḷā ō0 kōṇa kōṇhācā sōyarā. 2 The portion out of this set aside (by the women) as a hoard. 3 A kitchen, the cooking apartment. 4 In some parts. The mājaghara or body of the house within the four or two verandas.

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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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Oyāra (ओयार) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Avatāra.

2) Oyāra (ओयार) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Avatāra.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ōyara (ಓಯರ):—

1) [noun] the quality or feature exciting love or admiration; attractiveness; the indefinable power of delighting; charm.

2) [noun] pity; compassion; ruth.

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Ōyāra (ಓಯಾರ):—[noun] = ಓಯರ [oyara].

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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