Rakhanem, aka: Rākhaṇēṃ, Rākhaṇeṃ; 2 Definition(s)

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rākhaṇēṃ (राखणें).—v c (rakṣaṇa S) To keep, preserve, protect, guard; i. e. to hold in possession or in security from harm. 2 To keep or save; to lay up or by for some future time or for some other purpose. Ex. tyā rānāntīla gavata yandā rākhalēṃ āhē; tuja- karitāṃ pōḷyā rākhūna ṭhēvalyā āhēta. 3 To hold back or hold in; to keep without exerting (strength or force); as jōra rākhalā, hāta rākhalā, also ṭōlā or ghāva or māra rākhalā. 4 To reserve or withhold; to retain or keep back. Ex. tujhyā manānta asēla tēṃ sārēṃ bōla kāṃhīṃ rākhūṃ nakō. 5 To let alone; to suffer to remain in its state. Ex kōnāḍyācī jāgā tēvaḍhī rākha āṇi avaghī bhinta sārīva. 6 To make, lay, set, or place for continuance; to form and fix in any state. Ex. hī bhinta phāra runda rākhalī mhaṇūna jāgā aḍalī; kāṭhī itakī lāmba kaśālā rākhalīsa; hā aṅgarakhā tvāṃ akhūḍa rākhalāsa mhaṇūna śōbhata nāhīṃ. 7 To hold as one's concubine or as one's paramour, to keep. Ex. rākhīla tara āpa nāhīṃ tara sakhā bāpa A saying familiar amongst females. 8 To keep, retain, maintain, not to lay aside. 9 To keep in order; to maintain or uphold in proper condition. Pr. rākhīla tyācēṃ ghara khapēla tyācēṃ śēta.

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

rākhaṇēṃ (राखणें).—v t Keep, protect. Save. Lay. Reserve, maintain.

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

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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