Bhramin, Bhramī, Bhrami, Bhrāmin: 22 definitions

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Bhramin means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Bhramin (भ्रमिन्) refers to “those who roam about”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.3.31 (“Description of Śiva’s magic”).—Accordingly, as Śiva (in disguise of a Brahmin) said to the Lord of Mountains: “I have come to know that you desire to give your daughter to Śiva, [...] To Śiva—who has no support, [...] whose matted hair is ill worn, who supports all who roam about (bhramin), who has garland of snakes who is a mendicant, who is engaged in following wrong-paths and who tenaciously discards the Vedic path. [...]”.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Bhramī (भ्रमी).—A daughter of Śiśumāra and wife of Dhruva; mother of Vatsara.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa IV. 10. 1; 13. 11.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

Bhramī (भ्रमी).—a (S) Erratic, errant, wandering. 2 Erring, straying, that walks deviously. 3 That is usually confused and doubting.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

Bhramī (भ्रमी).—a Erratic. Straying.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhrami (भ्रमि).—f. [bhram-i]

1) Whirling or turning round, circular movement; moving about or round, revolution; भ्रमिषु कृतपुटान्तर्मण्डलावृत्तिचक्षुः (bhramiṣu kṛtapuṭāntarmaṇḍalāvṛtticakṣuḥ) Uttararāmacarita 3.19;6.3; Mal.5.23.

2) A potter's wheel.

3) A turner's lathe.

4) A whirlpool.

5) A whirlwind.

6) A circular arrangement of troops.

7) An error, a mistake.

8) Swoon, fainting (mūrcchā); A. Rām.6.11.73. -a. Turning round, revolving; क्षौरपव्यं स्वयंभ्रमिम् (kṣaurapavyaṃ svayaṃbhramim) Bhāg.

Derivable forms: bhramiḥ (भ्रमिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhramin (भ्रमिन्).—a. [bhram-ṇini] Turning or moving round, revolving, whirling &c.

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Bhrāmin (भ्रामिन्).—a. Confused, perplexed.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Bhrami (भ्रमि).—(f. ? in this sense Sanskrit bhrama and Prakrit bhami, [Paia-sadda-mahaṇṇavo], but not Sanskrit bhrami), giddiness: gātrakam- paṃ bhramiś cāpi chardi praśravanaṃ bahuḥ (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 151.16 (verse).

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

Bhrami (भ्रमि) or Bhṛmi.—m.

(-miḥ) 1. A whirlwind, a hurricane, a high wind. 2. An eddy, a whirlpool. E. bhram to turn round, in Unadi aff., and the semi-vowel changed to its congener.

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Bhrami (भ्रमि).—f. (-mi.) 1. Whirling, going round. 2. Error, blunder, mistake. 3. A lathe, a potter’s wheel. 4. A whirlpool. E. bhram to turn round, Unadi aff. in .

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

Bhramin (भ्रमिन्).—mfn. (-mī-miṇī-mi) Whirling, going round, or about. E bhram to go round, aff. ghinuṇ .

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

Bhrami (भ्रमि).—[bhram + i], f. 1. Going round, turning about, [Uttara Rāmacarita, 2. ed. Calc., 1862.] 66, 4. 2. A lathe, Kāśīkh. 17, 117.

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

Bhrami (भ्रमि).—[feminine] turning round, revolution; whirlpool, eddy; a potter’s wheel.

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

Bhrāmin (भ्रामिन्).—[adjective] confused, perplexed.

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

1) Bhrami (भ्रमि):—[from bhram] mfn. turning round, revolving (cf. saṃvatsara-, svayav-bh)

2) [v.s. ...] f. ([cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] also ) the act of turning round, [Uttararāma-carita; Naiṣadha-carita]

3) [v.s. ...] a potter’s wheel or a turner’s lathe, [Sāṃkhyakārikā; Purāṇa] ([varia lectio] ma)

4) [v.s. ...] a whirlpool, [Kādambarī]

5) [v.s. ...] a whirlwind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] a circular array of troops, [Purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] an error, mistake, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] Name of a daughter of Śiśu-māra and wife of Dhruva, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

1) Bhramin (भ्रमिन्):—[from bhram] mfn. turning round, whirling (as the wind), [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

2) Bhrāmin (भ्रामिन्):—[from bhram] mfn. confused, perplexed, [Bhartṛhari] ([varia lectio] for bhrānta).

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

Bhrami (भ्रमि):—(miḥ) 2. f. Whirling; error; lathe; whirlpool.

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

Bhramin (भ्रमिन्):—[(mī-miṇī-mi) a.] Whirling round.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Bhrami (भ्रमि) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Bhami.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhramin 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

Bhrami (ಭ್ರಮಿ):—[noun] a person subject to illusions or impressions or the one having false ideas, misconceptions, misjudged opinions that are not in accord with the facts.

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Bhrami (ಭ್ರಮಿ):—

1) [noun] = ಭ್ರಮ - [bhrama -] 1 & 3.

2) [noun] an array of an army, in which soldiers are positioned in circles one within the other.

3) [noun] a troop or regiment of an army consisting a particular number of soldiers, chariots, horses, elephants, etc.

4) [noun] a current of air rotating rapidly in a spiral motion around a more or less vertical axis that is advancing forward; whirldwind.

5) [noun] water in swift, circular motion, as that produced by the meeting of opposing currents, often causing a downward spiraling action; a whirlpool.

6) [noun] an apparent blemish, fault.

7) [noun] a machine used for shaping wood, metal rod, ivory, etc. into required shape by turning it rapidly against the edge of a cutting or abrading tool; a lathe.

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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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