Gandharvavidya, aka: Gandharvavidyā, Gandharva-vidya, Gāndharvavidyā; 3 Definition(s)

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Marathi-English dictionary

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gandharvavidyā (गंधर्वविद्या).—f (S) gandharvavēda m (S) The science of song, or of music vocal or instrumental.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gandharvavidyā (गंधर्वविद्या).—f-vēda m The science of music.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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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-English dictionary

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Gandharvavidyā (गन्धर्वविद्या).—the science of music.

Gandharvavidyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gandharva and vidyā (विद्या).

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Gāndharvavidyā (गान्धर्वविद्या).—song, music; यद्गन्धर्वकलासु कौशलम् (yadgandharvakalāsu kauśalam) Gīt.12.28; Ks.12.27.

Gāndharvavidyā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gāndharva and vidyā (विद्या). See also (synonyms): gāndharvakalā, gāndharvaśikṣā, gāndharvaśāstra.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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. 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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