महाराष्ट्र

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Hindi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महाराष्ट्र (mahārā́ṣṭra).

Proper noun[edit]

महाराष्ट्र (mahārāṣṭram (Urdu spelling مہاراشٹر)

  1. Maharashtra, a state of India, having Mumbai (Bombay) as its capital.

Marathi[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महाराष्ट्र (mahārā́ṣṭra)

Proper noun[edit]

महाराष्ट्र (mahārāṣṭra)

  1. Maharashtra, a state of India, having Mumbai (Bombay) as its capital.

Newari[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sanskrit महाराष्ट्र (mahārā́ṣṭra)

Proper noun[edit]

महाराष्ट्र (mahārāṣṭra)

  1. Maharashtra

Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from महा- (mahā-), combining form of महत् (mahat, great) + राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra, Rashtrakuta), a dynasty that once ruled the area), a clan known as राष्ट्रिक (rāṣṭrika) (found in some of King Ashoka’s inscriptions) or रथ (ratha, chariot). A Sanskritized interpretation of the later writers states that राष्ट्र (rāṣṭra) derives from the Sanskrit word for “nation” or “dominion”.

Proper noun[edit]

महाराष्ट्र (mahārā́ṣṭra)

  1. Maharashtra, a state of India, having Mumbai (Bombay) as its capital.