Shahanisha, Śahāniśā: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śahāniśā (शहानिशा).—m f ( P A term at chess. Check, not check.) Positive determination or decision upon; sure settlement and satisfaction of mind regarding. Usually neg. con. Ex. udyāṃ parjanya paḍaṇāra āṇi puḍhēṃ dhānya savaṅga hōṇāra hyā gōṣṭī- cī śa0 hōta nāhīṃ. 2 Determining, deciding, ascertaining; trying whether true or false, whether good or bad; settling the one way or the other: also determined or decided state: also definiteness or positive quality or character. In the first clause of this sense the term implies the desperateness or recklessness consequent upon long and extreme harassment, and corresponds with ḍōcakēṃ kīṃ bōcakēṃ, ḍōkēṃ kīṃ phōkēṃ, sōkṣamōkṣa &c. which last see.

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

śahāniśā (शहानिशा).—m f Positive determination or decision upon.

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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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