Rupaya, Rupayā: 3 definitions

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Rupaya means something in Marathi, Hindi. 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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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

rupayā (रुपया).—, m (rupēṃ Silver.) A rupee. The covert terms for a rupee and its parts are rāma One rupee, sītā Half a rupee, lakṣumaṇa A quarter, bharata An eighth or two an̤as, rāmadāsa A sixteenth or one an̤a. rupayācī māna mōḍaṇēṃ To change a rupee.

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rupāyā (रुपाया).—, m (rupēṃ Silver.) A rupee. The covert terms for a rupee and its parts are rāma One rupee, sītā Half a rupee, lakṣumaṇa A quarter, bharata An eighth or two an̤as, rāmadāsa A sixteenth or one an̤a. rupayācī māna mōḍaṇēṃ To change a rupee.

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

rupayā (रुपया).—m A rupee.

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rupāyā (रुपाया).—m A rupee.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Rupayā (रुपया) [Also spelled rupya]:—(nm) a rupee; money, wealth; -[paisā] money; wealth; [rupayevālā] opulent, rich, wealthy, moneyed; —[uḍānā] to squander, to spend extravagantly; —[aiṃṭhanā] to fleece/extort money; —[kharā honā] to have earned a sum, money to be good as in hand;—[joḍanā ] to accumulate money/wealth; —[ṭhīkarī karanā] to squander away one’s wealth, —[ḍūbanā] money to become irrecoverable, money to be lost; —[tūḍavānā / toḍavānā] to change (into smaller coins); —[pānī kī taraha bahānā/-pānī meṃ pheṃkanā] to squander away one’s money; to make the money fly; —[banānā] to make money like hay, to mint money, to earn a fortune; —[bhūnānā] to change (into smaller coins); —[māranā] to embezzle; to misappropriate; not to repay one’s money; [rupaye kī garmī honā ] to be purse proud, to have a swollen head on account of fat purse; [rupaye ke pāṃva honā] money is round and roll away; your money burns a hole in your pocket.

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