karmadharaya

A word in which the first half describes the second (such as high-way)

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  • Karmadharaya — (कर्मधारय karmadhāraya) ist ein Begriff aus der Sanskrit Grammatik, der einen bestimmten Typ von Komposita bezeichnet. In linguistischer Terminologie ist ein Karmadharaya ein endozentrisches Determinativkompositum. Hierbei wird das Schlussglied… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Karmadharaya — A Karmadhāraya is a type of compound in Sanskrit grammar, a subtype of the tatpurusha type ( nominative tatpurushas ).The relation of the first member to the last is appositional, attributive or adverbial; this entails that if the members are… …   Wikipedia

  • karmadharaya — /kahr meuh dahr ee euh/, n. Ling. a compound of two words in which the first is an adjective and the second a substantive, as blackbird, gentleman, or grandson. [1840 50; < Skt karmadharaya] * * * …   Universalium

  • karmadharaya — ˌkərməˈdärēə, ärəyə noun ( s) Etymology: Sanskrit karmadhāraya, from karma (from karman) + dhāraya that holds, that maintains; perhaps from the fact that such words maintain the same function throughout, inasmuch as the syntactic function of the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • karmadhâraya — См. Parasynthesis …   Пятиязычный словарь лингвистических терминов

  • karmadharaya — kar·ma·dha·ra·ya …   English syllables

  • Sanskrit compounds — One notable feature of the nominal system of Sanskrit is the very common use of nominal compounds (samāsa), which may be huge (10+ or even 30+ words[1][2][3]), as in some modern languages such as German. Nominal compounds occur with various… …   Wikipedia

  • Sanskrit grammar — The Sanskrit grammar has a complex verbal system, rich nominal declension, and extensive use of compound nouns. It was studied and codified by Sanskrit grammarians over two millennia ago. Grammatical traditionSanskrit grammatical tradition… …   Wikipedia

  • Dantya — Sanskrit (संस्कृत) Gesprochen in Indien Sprecher nur als Zweitsprache (1961: 190.000) Linguistische Klassifikation Indogermanische Sprachen Indoiranische Sprachen Indoarische Sprachen Sanskrit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Kanthya — Sanskrit (संस्कृत) Gesprochen in Indien Sprecher nur als Zweitsprache (1961: 190.000) Linguistische Klassifikation Indogermanische Sprachen Indoiranische Sprachen Indoarische Sprachen Sanskrit …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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