[ kahr-muh-dahr-ee-uh ]
/ ˌkɑr məˈdɑr i ə /
a compound of two words in which the first is an adjective and the second a substantive, as blackbird, gentleman, or grandson.
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Origin of karmadharaya
First recorded in 1840–50, karmadharaya is from the Sanskrit word karmadhāraya
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