Aram: 7 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Aram in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Barringtonia acutangula (L.) Gaertn. from the Lecythidaceae (Brazilnut) family having the following synonyms: Barringtonia spicata, Eugenia acutangula. For the possible medicinal usage of aram, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aram (अरम्).—ind. Ved. [ऋ-अम् (ṛ-am)]

1) Swiftly, near, at hand, present. अरं राजगिरिं याहि पाहि राज्यं निजं नृप (araṃ rājagiriṃ yāhi pāhi rājyaṃ nijaṃ nṛpa) Śiva. B.26.45.

2) Readily, fitly, suitably, so as to answer some purpose.

3) Enough, sufficiently (cf. alam); excessively; पुरु वारं पुरुत्मना (puru vāraṃ purutmanā) Ṛgveda 1.142.1.

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

Aram (अरम्).—[adverb] suitably, conveniently, sufficiently, enough; aram++kāmāya according to one’s wish.

kṛ make or get ready, serve ([dative]), arambhū & aramgam be present or at hand.

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Āram (आरम्).—A. stop, cease; take delight in ([locative]), enjoy carnally ([instrumental] ±samam).

Āram is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ā and ram (रम्).

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

1) Aram (अरम्):—[from ara] a ind. See s. v.

2) b ind. (√; See ara), readily, fitly, suitably, so as to answer a purpose (with [dative case]), [Ṛg-veda]

3) (with puru, or prithu) enough, sufficiently, [Ṛg-veda i, 142, 10 and v, 66, 5] with [dative case] e.g. (bhaktaya) idem, [Pāṇini 8-2, 18; Kāśikā-vṛtti] (cf. alam and [Greek] ἄρα).

4) Araṃ (अरं):—[from aram] (in [compound] for aram).

5) Āram (आरम्):—[=ā-√ram] [Parasmaipada] -ramati ([Pāṇini 1-3, 83]), to pause, stop;

—to leave off, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.;

—to delight in;

—to enjoy one’s self, take pleasure, [Manu-smṛti; Daśakumāra-carita; Kathāsaritsāgara etc.]

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Aram 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Araṃ (ಅರಂ):—[adverb] sometimes; occasionally; now and then.

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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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