Udakavadya, aka: Udakavādya, Udaka-vadya; 2 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

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udakavādya (उदकवाद्य).—n S A musical instrument composed of glasses having different depths of water; musical glasses with water.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Udakavādya (उदकवाद्य).—'water music' (performed by striking cups filled with water; cf. jalataraṅga), one of the 64 Kalās; Vātsyāyana.

Derivable forms: udakavādyam (उदकवाद्यम्).

Udakavādya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms udaka and vādya (वाद्य).

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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Divyodaka (दिव्योदक).—n. (-kaṃ) Rain-water, dew, &c. E. divya heavenly, and udaka water.
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