Songa, Sōṅga, Soṅga, Somga: 3 definitions


Songa means something in Marathi, biology. 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

sōṅga (सोंग).—n (svāṅga S or sva & aṅga) A part in a dramatic. representation or play; an assumed character and guise. v āṇa, ghē, dhara, & . Pr. rātra thōḍī sōṅga bahuta Ars longa vita brevis. Pr. sārīṃ sōṅgēṃ yētāta paiśācēṃ sōṅga yēta nāhīṃ. Also the person assuming and supporting it. Hence 2 Sham, feint, pretence; disguise or false and fraudful display. Pr. vēḍīcēṃ sōṅga ghētalēṃ mhaṇajē pāṭāṃva phāḍalā pāhijē. 3 The empty show of a thing; the parade and pageantry, glitter and flash (without the substance or solid excellence which they seem to set forth). Ex. bhaṭabhāīlā hattī ghōḍēṃ hēṃ sōṅga kaśālā pāhijē ēka gaḍī asalā purē. 4 Used of a man, animal, or thing viewed as queer, odd, comical &c., as ridiculously dissimilar to that which yet it must be pronounced to be; a grotesque object or representation; a burlesque, a caricature, a thing the disguise of. sōṅga karaṇēṃ g. of o. To imitate or copy; to take off.

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

sōṅga (सोंग).—n A part in a dramatic play. An as- sumed character and guise. Shame.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Soṃga (ಸೊಂಗ):—[noun] a kind of bird.

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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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