Punarbhu, aka: Punarbhū, Punar-bhu; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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punarbhū (पुनर्भू).—f (S punar Again, bhū Being.) A woman in her second marriage. In law three classes are made; 1st, One that never went to her former husband; 2nd, One that, after her first marriage, has given herself to whoredom; 3rd, One who, her first husband being dead, is married by her kinsfolk to a person savarṇa & sapiṇḍa.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

punarbhū (पुनर्भू).—f A woman in her second marriage.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Punarbhū (पुनर्भू).—f.

1) a (virgin) widow remarried.

2) re-existence.

Derivable forms: punarbhūḥ (पुनर्भूः).

Punarbhū is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms punar and bhū (भू).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Punarbhū (पुनर्भू).—mfn. (-rbhūḥ-rbhūḥ-rbhu) Re-born, regenerated. f.

(-rbhūḥ) 1. A virgin widow re-married. 2. Re-existence. E. punar again, (a wife, &c.) bhū being.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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