Nandya, Nandyā: 1 definition



Nandya means something in 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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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

nandyā (नंद्या).—a (nanda) That negociates with the vender or dealer the business of a customer or purchaser; a sort of broker (clandestinely siding with the dealer, and receiving the consideration called nanda q. v.). 2 (nandī) Stupid, doltish, dull as the stone-bull of mahādēva.

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nāndyā (नांद्या).—m or nāndyābaila m See nandībaila. 2 fig. A blockhead.

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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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