Madandha, aka: Madāndha, Mada-andha; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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madāndha (मदांध).—a (S mada & andha) Blind from pride (of riches, learning &c.)

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

madāndha (मदांध).—a Blind from pride.

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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Madāndha (मदान्ध).—a.

1) blinded by intoxication, dead drunk, drunk with passion; अधरमिव मदान्धा पातुमेषा प्रवृत्ता (adharamiva madāndhā pātumeṣā pravṛttā) V.4.13; यदा किंचिज्ज्ञोऽहं द्विप इव मदान्धः समभवम् (yadā kiṃcijjño'haṃ dvipa iva madāndhaḥ samabhavam) Bh.2.7.

2) blinded by passion or pride, arrogant, infatuated.

Madāndha is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mada and andha (अन्ध).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madāndha (मदान्ध).—mfn.

(-ndhaḥ-ndhā-ndhaṃ) Blind with pride or passion, arrogant, dissolute, &c. E. mada, and andha blind.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara 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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