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dharmán [ dharman ]
m. bearer, supporter, arranger, RV.
N. of a son of Bṛhad-rāja and father of Kṛtaṃ-jaya, VP.
( dhârman ), n. ( older than dhárma, q.v., in later language mostly ifc.; cf. below ). support, prop, hold, RV. VS.
established order of things, steadfast decree ( of a god, esp. of Mitra- Varuṇa ), any arrangement or disposition
law, rule, duty
practice, custom, mode, manner ( dhármaṇā, °mabhis ; °maṇas pári in regular order, naturally ; svāya dhar maṇe at one's own pleasure ; dharmaṇi with the permission of, ádhi dh° against the will of [ gen. ] ), RV. AV. VS.
( esp. ifc. ) nature, quality, characteristic mark or attribute, ŚBr. ( cf. an-ucchitti- ) MBh. ( cf. uñcha- [ add. ], kṣatra-, phala-, phena- ) Var. ( cf. dasyu- [ add. ] ) Kap. ( cf. cid-dh° [ add. ] ) Kāv. ( cf. vināśa- ).