Parakha, aka: Pārakha; 2 Definition(s)


Parakha means something in Marathi. 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

pārakha (पारख).—f (parīkṣā S through H) Examination or trial; reducing to experiment or putting to the test or standard. 2 Knowledge of or skill in determining upon. Used esp. of examining money.

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pārakhā (पारखा).—a (parakīya S) Other, foreign, not of one's own--a person: also strange, different, novel, new--a thing. 2 Strange or foreign unto. Much used in comp. as gharapārakhā, gāṃva -dēśa-gōta-jāta- pārakhā Strange to the house, village &c.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pārakha (पारख).—f Examination. Used esp. of exa- mining money. Knowledge of de- termining upon.

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pārakhā (पारखा).—a Other, foreign. Strange.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
context information

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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