Adhikamasa, Adhikamāsa, Adhika-masa: 5 definitions
Adhikamasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhikamāsa (अधिकमास):—[=adhika-māsa] [from adhika > adhi] m. an intercalated month.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Adhikamāsa (अधिकमास):—[karmadharaya compound] m.
(-saḥ) An intercalated month. Also adhimāsa. Compare kṣayamāsa. E. adhika and māsa.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] the thirteenth, intercalary, lunar month inserted in the Lunar calendar after every thirty lunar months to make up for the approximately eleven day difference between the lunar and solar years.
2) [noun] ದುರ್ಭಿಕ್ಷದಲ್ಲಿ ಅಧಿಕಮಾಸ ಬರು [durbhikshadalli adhikamasa baru] durbhikṣadalli adhikamāsa baru (prov.) to worsen further one’s economic condition, which is already in worst condition, with an additional worry or difficulty.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
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Rig Veda (translation and commentary) (by H. H. Wilson)
The Skanda Purana (by G. V. Tagare)
Chapter 60 - The Importance of the Intercalary Month < [Section 1 - Avantīkṣetra-māhātmya]
The Padma Purana (by N.A. Deshpande)