Akamata, Akāmata, Akāmatā: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Akāmata (अकामत).—adv. [akāma-pañcamyāstasil] Unwillingly, reluctantly, unintentionally, unconsciously; इतरे कृतवन्तस्तु पापान्येतान्यकामत (itare kṛtavantastu pāpānyetānyakāmata): Ms.9.242; अकामतः कृते पापे प्रायश्चित्तं विदुर्बुधा (akāmataḥ kṛte pāpe prāyaścittaṃ vidurbudhā): 11.45; अकामतः कृतं पापं वेदाभ्यासेन शुध्यति (akāmataḥ kṛtaṃ pāpaṃ vedābhyāsena śudhyati) 11.46.

Derivable forms: akāmataḥ (अकामतः).

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Akāmatā (अकामता).—Absence of desire; न चैवेहास्त्यकामता (na caivehāstyakāmatā) Ms.2.2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Akāmatā (अकामता).—[a-kāma + tā], f. Exemption from love, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 2.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Akāmatā (अकामता):—[=a-kāma-tā] [from a-kāma] f. freedom from desire, etc.

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Akamata in German

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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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