Uparala, Uparāḷa, Uparāla: 2 definitions


Uparala 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

uparāḷa (उपराळ).—a P Surplus, spare, redundant.

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uparāḷā (उपराळा).—m (upari S) A weight placed upon one side of the load upon a beast, to produce equilibrium of the two sides. 2 Surplus stock, goods, or money; a provision for emergencies; an excess taken or a reserve made: also surplus remaining (as of a payment, an expenditure &c.) 3 Preponderance; excess of weight above the standard (as of a bale, sack, or other indivisible mass). 4 A false charge or imputation: also a pretext or false plea. 5 An aggressive or provoking act. 6 Advantage over; superiority (after a dispute or contest). 7 Backing, helping, succouring. 8 Excess upon certain articles (oil, ghee, gūḷa, tobacco &c.) given by the vender. 9 Any trifling addition (as a bundle, a few sticks &c.) thrown over the load upon a beast. 10 Requital or recompense of evil. v kara. 11 The weight put into the scale with the article under weighing.

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

uparāḷā (उपराळा).—m Surplus stock. Preponderance. A false charge. A provoking act. Helping or backing. Requital or recompense of evil.

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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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