Jagadambara, Jagaḍambara: 2 definitions


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

jagaḍambara (जगडंबर).—n (jagat & āḍambara) Ostentatious display (as of sanctity, learning, opulence): mighty and imposing plans, preparations, measures, movements, but vain and abortive: empty noise and stir, bustle and show. v ghāla. 2 Applied to the Universe in expression of amazement at its immensity. Applied also to any thing considered as immense, vast, huge, enormous, monstrous, spacious. Ex. māyika bhāsē ja0 jaisā mṛgajaḷīñcā mithyāpura ||.

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

jagaḍambara (जगडंबर).—n Ostentatious display; mighty and imposing plans; empty noise and stir. Anything immense, huge, monstrous.

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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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