Garbhadasa, Garbhadāsa, Garbha-dasa: 2 definitions


Garbhadasa 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

garbhadāsa (गर्भदास).—m (S) garbhadāsī f (S) A man-servant or maid-servant the offspring of one's female slave.

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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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Garbhadāsa (गर्भदास).—a slave by birth; (often used as a term of abuse or reproach.); यथा गर्भदासः कर्मार्थ एव स्वामिनोऽनड्वाँश्च क्रीयते (yathā garbhadāsaḥ karmārtha eva svāmino'naḍvāṃśca krīyate) | ŚB. on MS.3.1.2.

Derivable forms: garbhadāsaḥ (गर्भदासः).

Garbhadāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms garbha and dāsa (दास). See also (synonyms): garbhadāsī.

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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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