Madhyadina, aka: Madhya-dina; 3 Definition(s)


Madhyadina 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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madhyadina (मध्यदिन).—m (madhya & dina. Because they hold the Sandhya of noon to be of primary importance.) A tribe of Brahmans or an individual of it. They observe the vājasanēyī portion of the yajurvēda.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Madhyadina (मध्यदिन).—(also madhyaṃdinam); मध्यंदिनेऽर्धरात्रे च (madhyaṃdine'rdharātre ca) Ms.7.151.

1) midday, noon.

2) a midday offering.

Derivable forms: madhyadinam (मध्यदिनम्).

Madhyadina is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhya and dina (दिन).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madhyadina (मध्यदिन).—n.

(-naṃ) 1. Noon, midday. 2. The Bandhuka tree.

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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