Shekara, Śēkarā, Śekarā: 2 definitions


Shekara means something in Marathi. 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

śēkarā (शेकरा).—m śēkarī f śēkarū m f An animal of the Squirrel kind, Sciurus Elphinstonii. Sykes.

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śēkāra (शेकार).—m The covering of a house, viz. the thatch, cadjans &c. as disting. from the rafters and lathwork. 2 Applied, with reference to the use to be made of them, to the grass, matted palmbranches &c. brought and deposited. The word is seldom used of tiling and tiles.

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

śēkāra (शेकार).—m The covering of a house, viz. the thatch, &c.

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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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