Phanagada, Phaṇagaḍā: 2 definitions


Phanagada 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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[«previous next»] — Phanagada in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

phaṇagaḍā (फणगडा).—m An off-shoot, a portion branching off. v phuṭa. 2 fig. Turning off or aside; diverting or a diversion made. v phōḍa. Ex. hyā kārabhāṛyānēṃ mājhyā kāmālā pha0 phōḍalā. 3 A difficulty started; an objection made; a devious excuse, plea, demur, suggestion. v phōḍa. Ex. hā kōṇatēṃhī kāma paḍalēṃ asatāṃ satarā phaṇagaḍē phōḍaṇāra. 4 The word may be called phaṇa. heard in the other senses of phāṇṭā.

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phanagaḍā (फनगडा).—m The furcation or fork of a branch or stick: also a divergent portion. v phuṭa, nigha.

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

phaṇagaḍā (फणगडा).—m An off-shoot. Turning off or aside. A devious excuse.

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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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