Carmadanda, Carmadaṇḍa, Carman-danda, Carmadamda: 7 definitions


Carmadanda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Charmadanda.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Carmadanda in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

carmadaṇḍa (चर्मदंड).—m S A covert term for membrum virile.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Carmadanda in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Carmadaṇḍa (चर्मदण्ड).—a whip.

Derivable forms: carmadaṇḍaḥ (चर्मदण्डः).

Carmadaṇḍa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms carman and daṇḍa (दण्ड). See also (synonyms): carmanālikā, carmanāsikā.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Carmadaṇḍa (चर्मदण्ड):—[=carma-daṇḍa] [from carma] m. ‘leather-stick’, a whip, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Carmadaṇḍa (चर्मदण्ड):—[carma-daṇḍa] (ṇḍaḥ) 1. m. A whip.

[Sanskrit to German]

Carmadanda in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Carmadanda in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Carmadaṃḍa (ಚರ್ಮದಂಡ):—[noun] an instrument with a handle and a flexible leather lash that is used for whipping; a whip.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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