Andhatamasa, Andha-tamasa, Andhatāmasa: 7 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Andhatamasa (अन्धतमस).—(P.V.4. 79.)

Derivable forms: andhatamasam (अन्धतमसम्).

Andhatamasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms andha and tamasa (तमस).

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Andhatāmasa (अन्धतामस).—deep or complete darkness; लोकमन्धतमसात्क्रमोदितौ (lokamandhatamasātkramoditau) R.11.24; अन्धतमसमिव प्रविशामि (andhatamasamiva praviśāmi) U.7 the gloom of hell; प्रध्वंसितान्धतमसस्तत्रोदाहरणं रविः (pradhvaṃsitāndhatamasastatrodāharaṇaṃ raviḥ) Śi.2.33.

- night.

Derivable forms: andhatāmasam (अन्धतामसम्).

Andhatāmasa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms andha and tāmasa (तामस). See also (synonyms): andhandhātamasa.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Andhatamasa (अन्धतमस).—n.

(-saṃ) Great darkness. E. andha to make blind, and tamasa darkness: also written andhatāmasaṃ, a being made long.

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

1) Andhatamasa (अन्धतमस):—[=andha-tamasa] [from andha > andh] n. great, thick, or intense darkness, [Pāṇini 5-4, 79; Raghuvaṃśa]

2) Andhatāmasa (अन्धतामस):—[=andha-tāmasa] [from andha > andh] n. = -tamasa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Andhatamasa (अन्धतमस):—[andha-tamasa] (saṃ) n. Great darkness.

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