Phatakara, aka: Phaṭakara; 2 Definition(s)

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Phatakara 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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phaṭakara (फटकर).—n A tattered kāmbaḷā, ghōṅgaḍī, or other mantle or garment. See phaṭakūra. 2 A tatter or shred.

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phaṭakārā (फटकारा).—m (phaṭa!) A slash or sounding stroke with a cane, whip, sword. 2 fig. A vigorous or masterly effort or attempt; a stroke, a dash. Ex. pahilyā phaṭakāṛyāsa myāṃ hajāra rupayē miḷavilē. 3 A blast (from a bhūta or fiend); the impetuous sweep (of a blast of wind, of an epidemic); the pelting or down dashing (of a violent shower); the whisk (as of the hand, the sifting fan, the skirts of a garment); the whizzing rush (of bullets or arrows); smart and highly animated action gen. 4 The stroke or dart of a scorpion's sting. 5 An attack of bile. 6 An alliterative mode of the song called lāvaṇī.

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phāṭakara (फाटकर).—a R (phāṭaṇēṃ) Rather rent or torn--cloth &c.

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

phaṭakara (फटकर).—n A tattered kāmbaḷā, ghōṅgaḍī or other mantle or garment. See phaṭakūra. A tatter or shred.

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phaṭakārā (फटकारा).—m A sounding stroke with a cane, whip, sword. A vigorous or masterly effort. The stroke of a scorpion's sting. An alliterative mode of the song called lāvaṇī.

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