plural -s
: a Prakrit language of north India used in a large part of the Jain canon

Word History


borrowed from Sanskrit ardhamāgadhī, from ardha "half" + māgadhī, language of Magadha (ancient kingdom in eastern India), derivative of magadha "Magadha"

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“Ardhamagadhi.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Feb. 2024.

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