Madhyamagrama, Madhyamagrāma, Madhyama-grama: 5 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

[«previous next»] — Madhyamagrama in Purana glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Madhyamagrāma (मध्यमग्राम).—The middle scale in music; consists of śārṅgi, pāvani and dṛṣṭāka—20 different kinds in it.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 86. 38, 49.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madhyamagrama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Madhyamagrāma (मध्यमग्राम).—(in music) the middle scale.

Derivable forms: madhyamagrāmaḥ (मध्यमग्रामः).

Madhyamagrāma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms madhyama and grāma (ग्राम).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Madhyamagrāma (मध्यमग्राम):—[=madhyama-grāma] [from madhyama > madhya] m. (in music) the middle scale, [Saṃgīta-sārasaṃgraha]

[Sanskrit to German]

Madhyamagrama in German

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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 (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.

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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Madhyamagrama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Madhyamagrāma (ಮಧ್ಯಮಗ್ರಾಮ):—[noun] (mus.) an octave having the F as the tonic note, one of the three octaves that was in vogue in olden days.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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