Shagirda, Śāgirda: 3 definitions



Shagirda 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Shagird.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śāgirda (शागिर्द) [or शागीर्द, śāgīrda].—m ( P) A scholar, a disciple, an apprentice. The word is applied rather to a learner of arts and accomplishments (i. e. an apprentice) than to a student of science. 2 A Brahman retained as a humble companion, attendant, or servant.

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

śāgirda (शागिर्द) [-gīrda, -गीर्द].—m A scholar; a Brahman servant.

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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

Śāgirda (शागिर्द) [Also spelled shagird]:—(nf) pupil, disciple; an apprentice; ~[rdī] pupilage, discipleship; apprenticeship.

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