Tora, Tōra: 4 definitions


Tora means something in the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

Tora or Tarapat is a Deori term referring to a plant variety (i.e., “wild cardamom”—Alpinia allughas, Alpinia malaccensis or Alpinia taro).—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tōra (तोर).—n (tuvara S Astringent.) A young unripe mango. 2 f W (Commonly tūra) A pulse, Cytisus cajan. 3 m The blossoming of the Mango.

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tōrā (तोरा).—m ( H) Airs, affectation, strutting, swelling, swaggering.

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

tōrā (तोरा).—m Airs, affectation, strutting swelling, swaggering.

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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

Tōra (ತೋರ):—

1) [adjective] thick; fat; corpulent; plump.

2) [adjective] large; huge.

3) [adjective] gigantic; immense.

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Tōra (ತೋರ):—

1) [noun] that which is fat, corpulent.

2) [noun] the shape or contour of the body.

3) [noun] excessiveness; plenitude.

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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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