Sarasari, Sarāsarī, Sharashari: 5 definitions


Sarasari means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Sarsari.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sarāsarī (सरासरी) [or सरासरीस, sarāsarīsa].—sometimes sarānasarī ad ( P) In a cursory or superficial manner; in a manner regardless of exactness or rigid accuracy; anyhow. 2 Conjecturally; upon a careless or loose estimate. Ex. ēvaḍhēṃ ghara bāndhalēṃ asatāṃ sa0 hajāra rupayē lāgatīla. 3 In the average; as an average or a mean. Ex. sa0 guḍaghēitakēṃ pāṇī khōla or sarāsarī guḍaghēṃ itakēñca Used (from a story of a rigid arithmetician's expressing, to a traveller entering a river, the river's depth on the average) to exhibit the folly of judging of matters in the gross or general whilst, in fact, man has always to deal with particulars or singulars. 4 sarāsarī is sometimes used as a in the sense Common, ordinary, middling: also in the sense Mean, poor, very so so. 5 sarāsarī is sometimes used as s f in the sense Average; also in the sense General quality or character resulting from the mixture of various ingredients or constituents. v kara, bāndha, & hō, basa, jama, miḷa.

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

sarāsarī (सरासरी).—ad Anyhow; conjecturally; in the average.

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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 dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Śarāśari (शराशरि):—[=śarā-śari] [from śara] a ind. arrow to arrow, ar against ar°, [Campaka-śreṣṭhi-kathānaka; Uttamacaritra-kathānaka, prose version]

2) [from śara] b ind. See under śara above.

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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 (even English!). 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Sarasarī (सरसरी) [Also spelled sarsari]:—(a) cursory; hurried; —[jāṃca] hurried check-up; brief examination; —[tauṃra para] cursorily, summarily; roughly; —[najara/nigāha] cursory glance; •[ḍālanā] to throw a cursory glance.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sarāsari (ಸರಾಸರಿ):—

1) [noun] the numerical result obtained by dividing the sum of two or more quantities by the number of such quantities; an arithmetic mean or average.

2) [noun] an approximation of this.

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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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