Akama, Akāma: 13 definitions
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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Akāma (अकाम).—(अकामसंधि (akāmasaṃdhi)) an invariable (नित्य (nitya)) euphonic change (संधि (saṃdhi)) such as the dropping of th' consonant r (र् (r)) when followed by r. cf. R. Pr. IV.9. रेफोदयो लुप्यते द्राघितोपधा ह्रस्वस्याकामनियता उभाविमी । (rephodayo lupyate drāghitopadhā hrasvasyākāmaniyatā ubhāvimī |) e. g. युवो रजांसि, सुयमासो अश्वा रथः (yuvo rajāṃsi, suyamāso aśvā rathaḥ) R. V. I. 180.1.
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms
Akāmā (अकामा):—Loss of Libido, Lack of interest in sex
Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Akāma (अकाम).—a. [nāsti kāmo yasya]
1) Free from desire, affection, love; अकामस्य क्रिया काचिद् दृश्यते नेह कर्हिचित् (akāmasya kriyā kācid dṛśyate neha karhicit) Ms.2.4. everything is an act of his will.
2) Reluctant, unwilling; योऽकामां दूषयेत्कन्यां स सद्यो वधमर्हति (yo'kāmāṃ dūṣayetkanyāṃ sa sadyo vadhamarhati) | Ms.8.364; also नाकामो दातुमर्हति (nākāmo dātumarhati).
3) Uninfluenced by, not subject to, love; भयादकामापि हि दृष्टिविभ्रमं (bhayādakāmāpi hi dṛṣṭivibhramaṃ) Ś.1.23.
4) Unconscious, unintentional; अकामोपनतेनेव साधोर्हृदयमेनसा (akāmopanateneva sādhorhṛdayamenasā) R.1.39 unconsciously committed.
5) The Sandhi which causes the dropping of a final र् (r) before a following र् (r).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akāma (अकाम).—adj., f. mā, exempt from desire, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 4. 2. unwilling, without one’s consent, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 8, 364.
Akāma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms a and kāma (काम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akāma (अकाम).—[adjective] free from love or desire, unwilling. involuntary; [adverb] akāmatas, [abstract] akāmatā [feminine]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Akāma (अकाम):—[=a-kāma] mf(ā)n. without desire or wish
2) [v.s. ...] unintentional, reluctant
3) [v.s. ...] (in [grammar]) the Sandhi which causes the dropping of a final r before a succeeding r.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Goldstücker Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akāma (अकाम):—I. [tatpurusha compound] m.
(-maḥ) Want of desire, love, intention &c. (See kāma.) E. a neg. and kāma. Ii. [bahuvrihi compound] m. f. n.
(-maḥ-mā-mam) 1) One who has no desire, no love. (See kāma.)
2) Unwilling, reluctant.
4) (In vaid. grammar; m. sc. sandhi) The Sandhi which causes the visarjanīya (q. v.) to be dropped, after it has become r before a following r. E. a priv. and kāma.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Akāma (अकाम):—[a-kāma] (maḥ-mā-maṃ) a. Chaste.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Akāma (अकाम) [Also spelled akam]:—(a) without a wish, unhaunted by desires; hence ~[tā] (nf).
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Akama (अकम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Akrama.
2) Akāma (अकाम) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Akāma.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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