Mancamandapa, aka: Mañcamaṇḍapa, Manca-mandapa; 1 Definition(s)


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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mañcamaṇḍapa (मञ्चमण्डप).—

1) a temporary shed resting upon bamboo posts.

2) a platform erected on festive occasions (as marriages &c.).

Derivable forms: mañcamaṇḍapaḥ (मञ्चमण्डपः).

Mañcamaṇḍapa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mañca and maṇḍapa (मण्डप).

(Source): DDSA: The practical 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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