Sthaladevata, aka: Sthala-devata, Sthaladēvatā, Sthaladevatā; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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sthaladēvatā (स्थलदेवता).—f (S) A local or tutelar deity.

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sthaḷadēvatā (स्थळदेवता).—&c. This is only the Prakrit form of writing. sthala and its compounds.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

sthaladēvatā (स्थलदेवता).—f A local or tutelar deity.

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

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Sthaladevatā (स्थलदेवता).—a local or rural deity.

Sthaladevatā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms sthala and devatā (देवता).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sthaladevatā (स्थलदेवता).—f.

(-tā) A local or rural deity.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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