Tama, Tāma: 23 definitions


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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Tama (तम):—

1) Endung des superl. Wird [Kirātārjunīya 2, 14] als selbständiges Wort in der Bed. von iṣṭatama angewendet. tamām häufig als Steigerung an advv. gefügt; vgl. tāratamya . —

2) m. [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 7, 3, 34,] [Scholiast] a) = tamas in seinen verschiedenen Bedd. [RĀYAM.] zu [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 4, 7.] (= tamas [4.]). satyaṃ vakṣyanti te kasmādasatyanīrasaṃ tamā iti varṇavivekaḥ . tathā ca jyotiṣe horāyām . bhṛgutamabudhajīvairiti . rāhau (aber auch im vorhergehenden Beispiele ist tama wohl = rāhu) yathā kitavastamasyeti varāhaḥ . [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 4, 188.] — b) = tamāla [1.] [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] —

3) f. tamā a) Nacht [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 105.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 142.] — b) = tamāla [1.] [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma] Phyllanthus emblica (vgl. tamakā u. s. w.) [NIGH. PR.] —

4) n. a) = tamas Finsterniss [Śabdaratnāvalī im Śabdakalpadruma] — b) Fussspitze [Śabdacandrikā im Śabdakalpadruma]

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Tāma (ताम):—(von tam) m.

1) = bhīṣaṇa m. [AJAYAPĀLA im Śabdakalpadruma] an object of terror [Wilson’s Wörterbuch] —

2) = doṣa Fehler, Versehen [AJAYAP.] —

3) anxiety, distress.

4) desire [Wilson’s Wörterbuch]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Tama (तम):——

1) Adj. am meisten erwünscht.

2) m. — a) = tamas. Zu belegen in der Bed. Rāhu. — b) *Xanthochymus pictorius. — c) *Phyllanthus emblica.

3) *f. ā — a) Nacht [Rājan 21,43.] — b) = 2)b). —

4) *n. — a) Finsterniss. — b) Fussspitze.

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Tāma (ताम):—m.

1) Sehnsucht [Kād. (1872) 248,2.] —

2) * = bhīṣaṇa. —

3) * = doṣa. —

4) *anxiety , distress.

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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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