Tamasa, Tāmasa, Tamasā, Tamasha, Tamāṣā, Tāmāṣā, Tamāsa, Tamāsā: 29 definitions

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Tamasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, Tamil. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Tamasa has 27 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit terms Tamāṣā and Tāmāṣā can be transliterated into English as Tamasa or Tamasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Tamasa (तमस):—(von tamas) [Die Uṇādi-Affixe 3, 116.]

1) adj. dunkelfarbig: ta.a.ā ye ca tūpa.āḥ [Atharvavedasaṃhitā 11, 9, 22.] —

2) m. a) Finsterniss [UJJVAL.] zu [Uṇādisūtra 3, 117.] — b) Brunnen [UṆĀDIVṚ. im SAṂKṢIPTAS.] (kennt auch die vorherg. Bed.) [Śabdakalpadruma] —

3) f. ā Nomen proprium eines unterhalb Pratiṣṭhāna in die Gaṅgā sich ergiessenden Flusses [Mahābhārata 3, 14231. 6, 338] [?(Viṣṇupurāṇa 184). Harivaṃśa 12828. Rāmāyaṇa 1, 2, 4. 2, 45, 32. 46, 1. 4, 40, 24. Raghuvaṃśa 9, 16.] —

4) n. a) Finsterniss [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 2, 1.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 146]; vgl. andha, andhā, ava, vi, saṃ . — b) Stadt [UṆĀDIVṚ. im SAṂKṢIPTAS. Śabdakalpadruma]

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Tāmasa (तामस):—1. (von tamas)

1) adj. f. ī a) finster: rātri [Amarakoṣa 1, 1, 3, 5.] — b) zum Guṇa tamas, zur Finsterniss, zum Irrthum, zur Unwissenheit in Beziehung stehend [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 12, 33. 35. 40. 42. fgg.] [Bhagavadgītā 7, 12. 14, 18. 17, 2.] [Mahābhārata 14, 1017.] [SĀṂKHYAK. 23. 25.] [Sânkhya Philosophy 7.] [Suśruta 1, 130, 4. 192, 9. 312, 21. 329, 14.] [Mālavikāgnimitra 1.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 2, 5, 24.] [Prabodhacandrodaja 50, 1.] —

2) m. a) Bösewicht. — b) Schlange [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha 3, 748.] [Medinīkoṣa s. 24.] — c) Eule (Nachtvogel) [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] — d) Nomen proprium des 4 ten Manu [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 1, 62.] [Harivaṃśa 409. 427. fgg.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 262.] [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 1, 28. 8, 1, 27.] — e) Nomen proprium eines Wesens im Gefolge von Śiva [VYĀḌI] zu [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 210]; vgl. [Harivaṃśa] [LANGL. I, 513.] —

3) f. ī a) Nacht [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 3, 3, 445.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 18.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1,] [?137(?).] — b) Schlaf [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 88.] — c) Beiname der Durgā [Trikāṇḍaśeṣa 1, 1, 54. 3, 3, 445.] [Hemacandra’s Abhidhānacintāmaṇi 47.] [Hemacandra’s Anekārthasaṃgraha] [Medinīkoṣa] — d) Nomen proprium eines Flusses [Mahābhārata 6, 339.] [Viṣṇupurāṇa 184.] — e) = jaṭāmāṃsī [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma] Fehlerhaft für tāpasī . —

4) n. Finsterniss, s. andha .

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Tāmasa (तामस):—2. (von 1. tāmasa [2], d) adj. zum Manu Tāmasa in Beziehung stehend: antara [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 8, 1, 28.]

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Tāmasa (तामस):—1.

2) d) Nomen proprium eines Mannes, pl. [SAṂSK. K. 184,a,2.] —

3) a) [Rājataraṅgiṇī 1, 137] wird wohl tāmasyaḥ (adj.) kṛttikāḥ zu lesen sein.

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

Tamasa (तमस):——

1) Adj. dunkelfarbig.

2) *m. — a) Finsterniss. — b) Brunnen.

3) f. tamasā Nomen proprium eines Flusses. —

4) n. — a) Finsterniss. Zu belegen nur am Ende eines Comp. — b) *Stadt.

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Tāmasa (तामस):——

1) Adj. (f. ī) — a) finster. — b) zum Guṇa Tamas — , zum Irrthum — , zur Unwissenheit in näherer Beziehung stehend. — c) zum Manu Tāmasa in Beziehung stehend.

2) m. — a) *Bösewicht. — b) *Schlange. — c) *Eule [Rājan 19,91.] — d) ein best. Krankheitsdämon [Harivaṃśa 9562.] — e) Nomen proprium — α) des 4ten Manu. — β) *eines Wesens im Gefolge Śiva's. — γ) eines Mannes. Pl. sein Geschlecht.

3) f. ī — a) *Nacht. — b) *Schlaf. — c) *Nardostachys Jatamansi ; richtig tāpasī. — d) *Beiname der Durgā. — e) Nomen proprium eines Flusses. —

4) *n. Finsterniss in andha.

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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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