bahvartha बह्वर्थ

Definition: lit. the meaning of the word बहु. There are many senses of the word बहु out of which 'plurality' is the sense usually seen. The word also means 'collection;' cf. ग्रामशब्दोयं बह्वर्थः । अस्त्येव शालांसमुदाये वर्तते । तद्यथा । ग्रामो दग्ध इति M. Bh. on P. I. 1.8, 21.

Dictionary: Abhyankar
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