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mandyas

[mahn-dee-ahs; English man-dee-uh s, man-dee-uh s] /mɑnˈdi ɑs; English mænˈdi əs, ˈmæn di əs/
noun, plural mandyai
[mahn-dee-e] /mɑnˈdi ɛ/ (Show IPA).
English, mandyases [man-dee-uh-siz] /mænˈdi ə sɪz/ (Show IPA). Greek Orthodox Church
1.
a short, black cloak worn by monks.
2.
a mantle, usually purple, worn by bishops.
Origin of mandyas
< Greek
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  • Jativa and Bal were attacked by mandyas, the latter place being abandoned immediately.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • The mandyas say that they migrated to Mysore from some place near Tirupati.

  • With the mandyas and Debabons, they have helped to reduce the once extensive Maggugan tribe to the remnant that it is to-day.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • The products of the Manbo loom are not as numerous and artistic as those of the mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • This is a custom more prevalent among the mandyas than among the Manbos.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • I have been told by mandyas on several occasions that they were still manbo, that is, still unbaptized.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • The Manbo lives in as dark forests and on as lofty mountains as those occupied by mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • Even the little stalls erected by mandyas for the married couples are very seldom to be found.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • I judge them to be the result of intermarriage between the Maggugans and the mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan
  • This fashion is not very prevalent even on the upper Agsan, and is probably adopted from the mandyas.

    The Manbos of Mindano John M. Garvan

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