Definition of Manda

1. Noun. A Dravidian language spoken in south central India.

Generic synonyms: South-central Dravidian



Definition of Manda

1. Proper noun. a Dravidian language of southern India. ¹

2. Proper noun. an aboriginal language of Australia. ¹

3. Proper noun. a Bantu language of Tanzania. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Manda

Manchu dynasty
Manchukuo
Manchuria
Manchurian
Manchurian candidate
Manchurian candidates
Manchurian fever
Manchurian haemorrhagic fever
Manchurian typhus
Manchurians
Manchus
Mancona bark
Mancs
Mancunian
Mancunians
Manda
Mandaean
Mandaeanism
Mandaeans
Mandaeism
Mandaic
Mandalay
Mandara
Mandarin
Mandarin Chinese
Mandarin dialect
Mandate of Heaven
Mandchuria
Mande
Mandeali

Literary usage of Manda

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1. The Century Illustrated Monthly Magazine (1887)
"'manda Grier was by, and she watched her till she could bear the sight no longer. ... said 'manda Grier, varying her denunciation in the repetition, ..."

2. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"by these manda barbarians, he apparently did not in person co-operate in the taking of the city, nor share the booty, but used the opportunity to firmly ..."

3. The Imperial Gazetteer of India by William Wilson Hunter (1886)
"Population (1881) 5914 ; number of houses, 1244. Hindus numbered 5865, and Muhammadans 49. Situated 1 mile south of the manda- petta Canal, which connects ..."

4. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer (1898)
"manda'na. A slock name ¡n heroic romance, which generally represents the fate of the world turnin» on the caprice o/ some beautiful mandana or Stati'r». ..."

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