noun Linguistics.
  1. a compound of two words in which the first is an adjective and the second a substantive, as blackbird, gentleman, or grandson.

Origin of karmadharaya

First recorded in 1840–50, karmadharaya is from the Sanskrit word karmadhāraya
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