mahurat

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi, from Sanskrit.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /məˈhuːɹət/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧hu‧rat

Noun[edit]

mahurat (plural mahurats)

  1. (South Asia) A time or moment considered lucky for beginning some project; an inauguration, now especially the start of a film production.
    • 1997, Kiran Nagarkar, Cuckold, HarperCollins 2013, p. 265:
      ‘The mahurat, Your Highness, is at nine seventeen in the morning.’