Sarapha, Saraphā, Sharapha: 5 definitions

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Sarapha 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

saraphā (सरफा).—m (Or sariphā from A) Profit, gain, advantage.

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sarāpha (सराफ).—m ( A) A shroff or money-changer. 2 fig. A term for a miserly fellow.

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sāraphā (सारफा).—& sāraphēvāra Better saraphā & saraphēvāra.

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

sarāpha (सराफ).—m A shroff, money-changer. Fig. A miserly fellow.

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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

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sarāpha (सराफ):—(nm) a dealer in gold and silver (jewellery); [phā] gold and silver exchange market.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Śarāpha (ಶರಾಫ):—

1) [noun] a man who sells gold and silver articles, jewelry, etc.

2) [noun] a treasury officer of a government.

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Sarāpha (ಸರಾಫ):—

1) [noun] a man who sells gold and silver articles, jewlry, etc.

2) [noun] a treasury officer of a government.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Sarāpha (सराफ):—n. 1. money changer; banker; 2. dealer in precious metal and stones; jeweler;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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