Phalgunavadya, Phālgunavādya: 2 definitions



Phalgunavadya 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phālgunavādya (फाल्गुनवाद्य).—n A jocose term for Beating the mouth with the hand whilst bellowing (this being the vulgar amusement during the hōḷī-festival in the month phālguna); also for the mouth and hand as constituting this musical instrument.

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

phālgunavādya (फाल्गुनवाद्य).—n A jocose term for beating the mouth with the hand whilst bellowing.

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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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