Ragaduna, Ragaḍūna: 2 definitions


Ragaduna 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

ragaḍūna (रगडून).—ad A form of the verb ragaḍaṇēṃ, but used with still greater license. It accompanies almost every verb when force, ardor, smartness, or vehemence is to be expressed. Ex. ragaḍūna bāndhaṇēṃ To draw tightly; to tie with a smart pull:-dharaṇēṃ To hold firmly or grasp closely: -māraṇēṃ To beat soundly; to bang with good will: -jēvaṇēṃ To eat a bellyful; to stuff one's self: -bōlaṇēṃ or sāṅgaṇēṃ To speak out, outright, flat, smack; to rate, scold &c. &c. Ex. ra0 pāūsa paḍēla tēvhāṃ garamī mōḍēla; ra0 jābasāla karāvē mhaṇajē kāma hōīla.

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

ragaḍūna (रगडून).—ad Used with verbs to express force.

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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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