Mardani, Mardānī: 5 definitions


Mardani 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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mardānī (मर्दानी) [or मर्दाणी, mardāṇī].—a ( P) Fit for males: opp. to janānī Fit for females--an article of dress &c. 2 Masculine--a voice &c.: requiring a masculine voice--particular songs &c.: relating to males.

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

mardānī (मर्दानी).—a Fit for males; masculine.

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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Mardanī (मर्दनी).—name of an ogress: Mahā-Māyūrī 243.28.

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

Mardanī (मर्दनी):—[from mardana > marda] f. a cover for the feet, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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

Mardani (ಮರ್ದನಿ):—[noun] (in comp.) a woman who destroys or domolishes; a destroyer.

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Mārdani (ಮಾರ್ದನಿ):—[noun] a repetition of a sound or sounds due to the reflection of the sound waves; an echo.

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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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