Tvaca, aka: Tvacā, Tvāca; 3 Definition(s)


Tvaca means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tvacha.

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Marathi-English dictionary

tvacā (त्वचा).—f (S) Skin, rind, bark, peel.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tvacā (त्वचा).—f Skin, bark, peel, rind.

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

Tvaca (त्वच).—

1) Skin.

2) Bark.

3) Cinnamon.

Derivable forms: tvacam (त्वचम्).

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Tvacā (त्वचा).—See त्वच् (tvac). विमुक्तः सर्वपापेभ्यो मुक्तत्वच इवोरगः (vimuktaḥ sarvapāpebhyo muktatvaca ivoragaḥ) Mb.12. 25.11.

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Tvāca (त्वाच).—a. (- f.) Relating to the skin, contagious. °प्रत्यक्ष (pratyakṣa) a. that which is felt directly by the skin.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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