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Definition of the noun mandara

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  1. a Chadic language spoken in the Mandara mountains in Cameroon; has only two vowels
    • lexical domain: Communicative Processes - nouns denoting communicative processes and contents
    • synonym of Mandara: Wandala
    • more generic word: Biu-Mandara = a group of Chadic languages spoken in the border area between Cameroon and Nigeria south of Lake Chad


  1. "Mandara" a.k.a. "Mandala" is a 1981 South Korean film about Buddhist monks in Korea. This is considered by many critics to be director Im Kwon-taek's breakthrough film as a cinematic artist.
  2. "Mandara" is a drama film directed by Akio Jissoji.
    • country: Japan
    • language: Japanese Language
    • genre: Drama
    • released on (44 years ago)
  3. "Mandara" is a film, directed by René Gardi.
    • also known as Mandara - Zauber der schwarzen Wildnis
    • country: Switzerland
    • genre: Documentary film
    • released in (56 years ago)


Mandara is a fictional character from the 1997 film Kull the Conqueror.


Mandara is a zoo animal.


Mandara is a neighborhood in Alexandria, Egypt.


  1. Mandara is a German television series.
  2. Mandara a.k.a. Wandala Language: Wandala, also Mandara, Mura, or Malgwa, is an Afro-Asiatic language of Cameroon and Nigeria.

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Google previewKumano Mandara: Portraits, Power, and Lineage in Medieval Japan

In contrast, the defining characteristic of Japanese miya mandara is that they depict both imported Buddhist and indigenous Japanese deities (kami) arranged within painted landscapes that illustrate the geography ...

Google previewElements of Comparative Philology (1862)

by Robert Gordon Latham

The Mandara is the nearest approach we have to a language of the interior of Africa, being the only one spoken south of the tenth degree of latitude in any part of the continent equally central. Indeed, the tenth degree on each side of the ...

Google previewA Grammar of General Geography, for the Use of Schools and Young Persons (1834)

With Maps & Engravings by Sir Richard Phillips

Mandara is a fine plain at the foot of a vast ...

Google previewCreswell Photographs Re-examined (2009)

New Perspectives on Islamic Architecture by Bernard O'Kane

The mandara is an Ottoman term occasionally mentioned in seventeenth-century documents and frequently mentioned in those of the eighteenth century. Its plan was that of a qa'a, and being a reception area it was beautifully ornamented.19 ...

Google previewReading the Fifth Veda (2011)

Studies on the Mahābhārata - Essays by Alf Hiltebeitel by Alf Hiltebeitel

Thus Fortitude, Memory, Steadfastness, and Humility become the yoke pins, the Goddess Earth forms the charioteer's seat, Mount Mandara is the axle, sun and moon form the two chief wheels, the planets, constellations, and stars become the ...

Google previewNight + Day San Francisco (2006)

by Julianne Balmain, Kate Chynoweth

com Ana Mandara • Fisherman's Wharf • Vietnamese Best Chic Asian Restaurants Owned by Don Johnson, Ana Mandara is a Colonial-era Vietnamese fantasy that transports you ...

Google previewThe Religions of India: Handbooks on the History of Religions

by Edward Washburn Hopkins

[ Footnote 18: When thegods churn theocean to getambrosia, anancienttaleof theepic, Mandara is the twirlingstick. It is situated in modern Beh[=a]r, near Bhagalpur ...

Google previewThe Indian Antiquary (1872)

by James Burgess

Know then that amongst the places of worship, Mandara is the greatest in the world. It is the place of residence of (various) holy persons ...

Google previewGardner's Art through the Ages: Non-Western Perspectives (2009)

by Fred S. Kleiner

The Womb World mandara is a diagram of the cosmic universe, composed of 12 zones, each representing one dimension of Buddha nature. Mandaras played a central role in Esoteric Buddhist rituals and ...

Google previewGardner’s Art through the Ages: A Global History, Enhanced Edition (2010)

by Fred Kleiner

The Womb World mandara is a diagram of the cosmic universe, composed of 12 zones, each representing one dimension of Buddha nature. Mandaras played a central role in Esoteric Buddhist rituals and meditation. 1 ft. important surviving ...

Google previewreports from committees thirty-two volumes (1853)

On the summit of Mandara is a beautiful Kadamba tree; its fruit is like a great water-pot, with flowers with open calices. Its fragrance is felt one thousand y'janas above, and all round.

Google previewDictionary of African Biography (2012)

by Professor Henry Louis Gates, Jr., Professor Emmanuel Akyeampong, Mr. Steven J. Niven

Mandara (or Makindara or Kimandara), mean- ing “here and there, ” ...

Google previewMacmillan Dictionary of Religion (1993)

by M. Pye

ryūbu mandara (Japanese). 'The two mandalas', which play a prominent ...

Google previewA classical dictionary of India illustrative of the mythology, philosophy, literature [&c.] of the Hindus. [With] (1871)

by John Garrett (director of public instruction in Mysore.)

They then took the mountain Mandara for the staff ; the serpent Vasuki [see Ananta] for the cord ; and commenced to churu the ocean for the Amrita. The assembled gods were stationed by Vishnu at the tail of the serpent ; 28 AMI— AMR.

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

In the valleys are many towns inhabited by Mussulmans; but those who dwell in the mountains are Kindies, or savages, who receive protection from the sultan of Mandara, in consideration of furnishing him with a certain number of slaves.

Google previewThe new encyclopædia; or, Universal dictionary ofarts and sciences (1807)

by Encyclopaedia Perthensis

Mandara having thus become master of the fort, commanded it to be immediately repaired; and sailed up the river to the port of Ava, about a league from the capital, where lie burnt between »ooo and 3000 vessels, and lost in the enterprise ...

Google previewFirst Name Reverse Dictionary (1993)

Given Names Listed by Meaning, 2d ed. by Yvonne Navarro

Shaela, Shaila, Shailyn, Shayana, Shayla, Shaylee, Shayleen, Shaylene, Shaylyn, Sheala mandara Mandara the mythical mandara tree (Hindi) manifestation see God mankind see defender man's see fearless manuscripts see manuscripts ...

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Small photo of Mud house in the Mandara Mountains region of Cameroon, West Africa. The Mandara Mountains are a volcanic range extending about 200km along the northern part of the Cameroon-Nigeria border. More...

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Scrabble value of M3A1N1D2A1R1A1

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