Mridanga, Mṛdaṅga, Mṛdaṃga, Mridamga: 30 definitions


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Mridanga has 28 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Mṛdaṅga and Mṛdaṃga can be transliterated into English as Mrdanga or Mridanga or Mrdamga or Mridamga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Mṛdaṅga (मृदङ्ग):—[UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 1, 120.]

1) m. [Siddhāntakaumudī.250,a,4.] a) eine Art Trommel [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 7, 5.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 293.] [Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 129.] [Medinīkoṣa g. 45.] [Halāyudha 1, 97.] [Mahābhārata 3, 15700.] [Harivaṃśa 15854.] [Rāmāyaṇa 1, 5, 19. 2, 103, 48. 6, 19, 14.] [Suśruta 1, 334, 3.] [Mālavikāgnimitra 17, 16.] [Spr. 2399. 4897.] [WEBER, Nakṣ. 2, 391.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 4, 19. 68, 95.] [Mārkāṇḍeyapurāṇa 106, 61.] [Pañcatantra 20, 7.] māṅgalya [UTTARARĀMAK. 114, 3.] Vgl. mārdaṅga, mārdaṅgika . — b) Lärm, Geräusch (ghoṣa) [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] — c) Bambusrohr [Śabdamālā im Śabdakalpadruma] —

2) f. ī eine best. Pflanze, = ghoṣātakī [Ratnamālā 65.]

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Mṛdaṅga (मृदङ्ग):—

1) a) auch [Spr. (II) 838. 1930.] Vgl. [morgenländischen Gesellschaft 28, 411.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Mṛdaṅga (मृदङ्ग):——

1) m. — a) eine Art Trommel [Gautama's Dharmaśāstra] — b) Lärm , Geräusch. — c) Bambusrohr.

2) f. ī eine best. Pflanze , = ghoṣātakī.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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