Gandharvavidya, Gandharvavidyā, Gandharva-vidya, Gāndharvavidyā: 4 definitions
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
gandharvavidyā (गंधर्वविद्या).—f (S) gandharvavēda m (S) The science of song, or of music vocal or instrumental.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
gandharvavidyā (गंधर्वविद्या).—f-vēda m The science of music.
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.
Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Gandharvavidyā (गन्धर्वविद्या):—[=gandharva-vidyā] [from gandharva] f. ‘Gandharva-science’, music, [Mahābhārata]
2) [v.s. ...] ([plural]), [Rāmāyaṇa i, 79, 21.]
3) Gāndharvavidyā (गान्धर्वविद्या):—[=gāndharva-vidyā] [from gāndharva] f. = -kalā, [Āpastamba-śrauta-sūtra [Scholiast or Commentator]]
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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