Ladaddimba, Laḍaḍḍimba, Ladat-dimba: 1 definition


Ladaddimba means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Kavya (poetry)

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Source: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Laḍaḍḍimba (लडड्डिम्ब) is a corrupted form of Lalaḍḍimba, a variant spelling for Lasaḍḍimba (“top”) which is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 22.53 (v.r. lalaḍḍimba or lalaḍimba).—See notes for the variant.—Cf. the Bengali word Lāṭima, “a top”; Assamese “‘lāḍimba’ iti nāma”. [...] The word lalaḍḍimba seems to have been corrupted into laḍaḍḍimba, whence lāḍimba and lāṭima followed.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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