Mandya, Māndya, Maṇḍya, Mamdya: 13 definitions


Mandya 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.

In Hinduism

Vastushastra (architecture)

Source: OpenEdition books: Architectural terms contained in Ajitāgama and Rauravāgama

Maṇḍya (मण्ड्य) refers to “same use as maṇḍa § 3.19; 4.14, 18.”.—(For paragraphs cf. Les enseignements architecturaux de l'Ajitāgama et du Rauravāgama by Bruno Dagens)

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Vastushastra (वास्तुशास्त्र, vāstuśāstra) refers to the ancient Indian science (shastra) of architecture (vastu), dealing with topics such architecture, sculpture, town-building, fort building and various other constructions. Vastu also deals with the philosophy of the architectural relation with the cosmic universe.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

māndya (मांद्य).—n (S) Slowness or tardiness; heaviness of motion or action. 2 Sluggishness, dullness, feeble- ness, coldness (of constitution, of intellect, of the affections); stupidity, apathy, torpor. 3 Langour, lassitude, listlessness. 4 Dimness, faintness, lowness, gentleness, mildness (as of sight, of heat or light, of a tone, of a breeze).

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

māndya (मांद्य).—n Slowness; dullness; languor. Dimness.

context information

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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Māndya (मान्द्य).—[manda-ṣyañ]

1) Dulness, laziness, slowness; प्रवचने मान्द्यम् (pravacane māndyam) Pt.1.19.

2) Stupidity.

3) Weakness, feeble state; अग्निमान्द्यम् (agnimāndyam).

4) Apathy.

5) Sickness, illness, indisposition.

Derivable forms: māndyam (मान्द्यम्).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Māndya (मान्द्य).—n.

(-ndyaṃ) 1. Sickness, indisposition. 2. Sluggishness, torpor, apathy, stupidity, &c. E. manda slow, sluggish, and ṣyañ aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Māndya (मान्द्य).—i. e. manda + ya, n. 1. Indisposition, sickness. 2. Stupidity, torpor, [Vedāntasāra, (in my Chrestomathy.)] in Chr. 218, 17. 3. Slowness, languishing (and stupidity), [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 205.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Māndya (मान्द्य).—[neuter] slowness, weakness, torpor.

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

1) Māndya (मान्द्य):—[from mānda] n. slowness, laziness, indolence, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Pañcatantra; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] weakness, feeble state (as of understanding, digestion etc.), [Daśakumāra-carita; Vedāntasāra; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

3) [v.s. ...] sickness, disease, [Kathāsaritsāgara] (dyaṃ-√kṛ, to make one’s self ill)

4) [v.s. ...] stateliness, [Macdonell’s Dictionary, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Māndya (मान्द्य):—(ndyaṃ) 1. n. Sickness; sluggishness, stupidity.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Māndya (मान्द्य) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Maṃda.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mandya 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Māṃdya (ಮಾಂದ್ಯ):—

1) [noun] lack of energy, vigour; slothfulness; sluggishness.

2) [noun] aversion to physical or mental exertion.

3) [noun] lack of speed; slowness.

4) [noun] lack of wisdom; foolishness; stupidity.

5) [noun] lack of bodily strength; weakness; feebleness.

6) [noun] the condition of being sick or diseased; illness; sickness.

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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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