Madava, Maḍavā, Māḍava: 8 definitions
Madava means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.
India history and geographySource: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
Maḍavā (मडवा) is the name of a river mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa that remains unidentified.—According to Stein the expression Maḍavātīra in the Trisandhyā Māhātmya stands for the Maru Ward wan valley. I have found in the same work, a reference to the confluence of the Sandhyā and the Maḍavā.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
mādava (मादव).—f Drawing in the distension of udder, and ceasing to give the indications of calving;--used of a cow or buffalo. v kara.
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 dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Māḍava (माडव).—A particular mixed caste.
Derivable forms: māḍavaḥ (माडवः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Maḍava (मडव).—or maḍavarājya ma- ḍava-rājya, n. The name of a district in Kashmir, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 84; 302: 446.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Māḍava (माडव):—m. a [particular] mixed caste, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch
Māḍava (माडव):—m. eine best. Mischlingskaste, v.l. für mātar im [BRAHMAVAIV. Pāṇini’s acht Bücher] [Śabdakalpadruma]; vgl. u. bhaḍa .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung
Māḍava (माडव):—m. eine best. Mischlingskaste.
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). 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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Maḍavā (मडवा):—(nm) a canopy, pavilion.
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