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dīvālī
the festival of lights/lamps
sanskrita (f.)
Sanskrit
artha (m.)
meaning
dīpak/diyā (m.)
an earthen lamp
pankti (f.)
line, row
bhārata (m.)
the official name of India
prasiddha
famous
tyauhāra (m.)
festival
acchāī (f.)
good (n.), quality, ideal
burāī (f.)
evil
prakāsha (m.)
light
andhkāra (m.)
darkness
vijaya (f.)
victory
pratīka (m.)
symbol
rājā (m.)
king, emperor
rāma (m.)
Lord Rama (proper name)
rākshasa (m.)
demon
rāvaNa (m.)
the demon king, Ravana
manānā (+ne)
to celebrate (festival, holiday), persuade
caudā
fourteen
varsha (m.)
year
banvāsa (m.)
exile, residence in forest
pānā (+ne)
to find, obtain
rājya (m.)
kingdom
ayodhya (f.)
Ayodhya, a place name
lauTnā (-ne)
to return
jalānā (+ne)
to light, to burn; to kindle
ādi
etc (?????)
kaī
several
desha (m.)
country
paTāxā (m.)
a firecracker
phul-juaRī (f.)
a kind of firework that emits flower-like sparks
calānā (+ne)
to drive, to manage (business), to light/play firecrackers
lakshmī (f.)
Lakshmi, the goddess of wealth, fortune, prosperity
pūjana (m.)
worship
jεse (ki)
as, as if
īsāī
a Christian
vεse
like that, similarity
hindu
a Hindu
lagbhaga
about, approximately, almost
dharma (m.)
religion
holī (f.)
the festival of colors
ranga (m.)
color
ranga-birangā
colorful
basanta
spring
ritu
season
gānv (m.)
village
fasal (f.)
crop
kaTne (-ne)
to be cut
(ke) bād
after
anāj (m.)
grain, corn
xush-hālī (f.)
prosperity
sandesh (m.)
message
lānā (-ne)
to bring
utsāh (m.)
enthusiasm, joy, zeal
ek dūsre se
with one another/each other
phenknā (+ne)
to throw
pickārī (f.)
a syringe-shaped water-gun made of wood or metal
rangīna
colorful
pānī (m.)
water
Dālnā (+ne)
to put in, throw
jabki
while
sūkhā (m. adj.)
dry
khelnā (+/-ne)
to play
kεhte hεn
is called/is said
hālānki
although
lagānā (+ne)
to attach, to stick
lāl
red
sarva-priya
loved by all, the most favorite
prema (m.)
love
jεsā
as
vātāvaraNa (m.)
atmosphere, environment
brindāvan
the place where Lord Krisna was brought up
shrī krishna
Lord Krishna
palnā (-ne)
to be brought up
prācīna
ancient
pracalit honā (-ne)
to be prevalent
mana (m.)
mind
pavitratā (f.)
purification, holiness
zor denā (+ne)
to emphasize
prasannatā (f.)
happiness, joy
gale lagānā
to embrace
shatru (m.)
enemy
shatru (m.)
enemy
shatrutā (f.)
enmity, hostility
bhulnā (+/-ne)
to forget
mitra (m.)
friend
rakshā-bandhan (m.)
the festival of love and protection
aTūT
unbreakable
yād dilānā (+ne)
to remind
sunharā (m. adj.)
golden
dhāgā (m.)
(bracelets of) thread
bāndhnā (+ne)
to tie
artha (m.)
meaning
vacan (m.)
promise
rakshā karnā (+ne)
to protect, to defend
yahān tak ki
to this point, to the extent that
videshīI (m.)
foreigner
purā (m. adj.)
complete, whole, full
pūrā karnā (+ne)
to complete
solvīn
sixteenth
shatābdī (m.)
century
gujarāt
the state of Gujarat
sultān (m.)
a Sultan, king, emperor
citttauRa
a very famous historical place in Rajasthan
ākramaNa karnā (+ne)
to attack
rānī (f.)
queen
parājit honā (-ne)
to be defeated
mugal
the Moguls
smarāT (m.)
king, emperor
bhejnā (+ne)
to send
apnānā (+ne)
to adopt
apnāyī
adopted
bacānā (+ne)
to save
tab tak
by then
jauhar racānā
When defeat seemed certain, Rajput women immolated themselves while Rajput men used to perform a deliberate battle to the death, leaving the enemy with an empty victory. The Rajputs are from the colorful and glamorous desert state of Rajastan in the northwest of India.,
chūnki
because
harānā (+ne)
to defeat
laRāī (f.)
fight, battle, war
chipā kar
secretly
rājya (m.)
kingdom
uttarādhikārī (f.)
heir, inheritor
banānā (+ne)
to make