mandala

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See also: Mandala and maṇḍala

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala).

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Noun[edit]

mandala (plural mandalas)

  1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) A graphic depiction of the spiritual universe and its myriad realms and deities.
  2. (Hinduism, Buddhism) Any ritualistic geometric design, symbolic of the Universe, used as an aid to meditation.
  3. A division or book of the Rigveda (of which there are 10).

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑndɑlɑ/, [ˈmɑndɑlɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑndɑlɑ
  • Syllabification(key): man‧da‧la

Noun[edit]

mandala

  1. mandala

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mandala (Kotus type 12/kulkija, no gradation)
nominative mandala mandalat
genitive mandalan mandaloiden
mandaloitten
partitive mandalaa mandaloita
illative mandalaan mandaloihin
singular plural
nominative mandala mandalat
accusative nom. mandala mandalat
gen. mandalan
genitive mandalan mandaloiden
mandaloitten
mandalainrare
partitive mandalaa mandaloita
inessive mandalassa mandaloissa
elative mandalasta mandaloista
illative mandalaan mandaloihin
adessive mandalalla mandaloilla
ablative mandalalta mandaloilta
allative mandalalle mandaloille
essive mandalana mandaloina
translative mandalaksi mandaloiksi
instructive mandaloin
abessive mandalatta mandaloitta
comitative mandaloineen
Possessive forms of mandala (type kulkija)
possessor singular plural
1st person mandalani mandalamme
2nd person mandalasi mandalanne
3rd person mandalansa

French[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandala m (plural mandalas)

  1. mandala

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Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay mandala, from Classical Malay mandala, from Sanskrit मण्डल (maṇḍala, circle).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [manˈdala]
  • Hyphenation: man‧da‧la

Noun[edit]

mandala (plural mandala-mandala, first-person possessive mandalaku, second-person possessive mandalamu, third-person possessive mandalanya)

  1. (obsolete) territory of religious institutions.
  2. (obsolete) circle, a territorial division or district.
    Synonyms: bulatan, daerah, lingkungan
  3. mandala,
    1. (Hinduism, Buddhism) A graphic depiction of the spiritual universe and its myriad realms and deities.
    2. (Hinduism, Buddhism) Any ritualistic geometric design, symbolic of the Universe, used as an aid to meditation.

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈman.da.la/
  • Rhymes: -andala
  • Hyphenation: màn‧da‧la

Noun[edit]

mandala m (invariable)

  1. mandala

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Late Latin amygdala.

Noun[edit]

mandala f

  1. almond

Descendants[edit]

  • German: Mandel
    • Faroese: mandla
    • Icelandic: mandla
    • Romansch: mandel
    • Swedish: mandel
  • Yiddish: מאַנדל(mandl)

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Sanskrit मण्डल (máṇḍala).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈda.la/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Syllabification: man‧da‧la

Noun[edit]

mandala f

  1. (Buddhism, Hinduism) mandala (Hindu design)

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Further reading[edit]

  • mandala in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mandala in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /manˈdala/ [mãn̪ˈd̪a.la]
  • Rhymes: -ala
  • Hyphenation: man‧da‧la

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

mandala m (plural mandalas)

  1. mandala

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

mandala

  1. second-person singular voseo imperative of mandar combined with la

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