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karmadharaya

[kahr-muh-dahr-ee-uh] /ˌkɑr məˈdɑr i ə/
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
1840-1850
1840-50; < Sanskrit karmadhāraya
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