Definition of Magadhan

1. Noun. A subfamily of Indic languages.

Generic synonyms: Sanskrit, Sanskritic Language
Specialized synonyms: Asamiya, Assamese, Bangla, Bengali, Oriya



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Magadhan

Maebashi
Maecenas
Maecenases
Maeterlinck
Maeve
Mafa
Maffia
Maffucci
Maffucci's syndrome
Mafia
Mafiosi
Mafioso
Mafiosos
Mafucci syndrome
Magadan
Magadhan
Magadhi
Magaluf
Magar
Magars
Magas
Magati Ke
Magdalena
Magdalena River
Magdalenes
Magdeburg
Magdeburgian
Magdeburgians

Literary usage of Magadhan

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1. Journal of the American Oriental Society by American Oriental Society (1849)
"The 'magadhan' dialect was undoubtedly the official imperial language, and hence—as Pischel has very justly remarked—understood even where it was not spoken ..."

2. Indian Architecture: Its Psychology, Structure, and History from the First by Ernest Binfield Havell (1913)
"The modern Bengali style of temple, so far from belonging to what Fergusson calls an "aberrant type," is the lineal descendant of the early magadhan style. ..."

3. The Ruined Cities of Ceylon by Henry William Cave (1904)
"At the time of Gotama's death, about BC 477, the magadhan state was one of small prestige, but during the ... The magadhan state received the support of the ..."

4. Buddhism, Primitive and Present, in Magadha and in Ceylon by Reginald Stephen Copleston (1908)
"... those local deities which haunt trees, ponds, houses, and the like, and (as the Buddha saw, though no one else did) the magadhan authorities were in un- ..."

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