Bhuman, Bhūman: 10 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Bhūman (भूमन्).—A son of Pratihartu and Stutī; wife Ṛṣikulyā, and son Udgītha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa V. 15. 5-6.

1b) A son of Unnetā.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa II. 14. 66.
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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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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Bhūman (भूमन्).—Plurality of the individuals referred to; cf. बहोर्नञ्वदुत्तरपदभूम्नि (bahornañvaduttarapadabhūmni) P. VI.2.175.

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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūman (भूमन्).—m. [bahorbhāvaḥ bahu imanic ilope bhvādeśaḥ Tv.]

1) A great quantity, abundance, plenty, large number; भूम्ना रसानां गहनाः प्रयोगाः (bhūmnā rasānāṃ gahanāḥ prayogāḥ) Māl 1.4; संभूयेव सुखानि चेतसि परं भूमान- मातन्वते (saṃbhūyeva sukhāni cetasi paraṃ bhūmāna- mātanvate) 5.9; Ch. Up.1.5.4.

2) Wealth.

3) Virāṭ Puruṣa, the Supreme Being (brahman); यो वै भूमा तत् सुखम् (yo vai bhūmā tat sukham) Ch. Up.7.23.1; Bhāgavata 5.18.3. -n.

1) The earth.

2) A territory, district, piece of ground.

3) A being, creature.

4) Plurality (of number); आपः स्त्रीभूम्नि (āpaḥ strībhūmni) Ak.; cf. पुंभूमन् (puṃbhūman).

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

Bhūman (भूमन्).—mfn. (-mā-mā-ma) Much, many. 2. Wealth. n. (-ma) 1. The earth. 2. A piece of ground. 3. A being. E. bhū for bahu many, imanic aff.

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

Bhūman (भूमन्).—[bhū + man][I.], n. The earth, Chr. 291, 5 = [Rigveda.] i. 85 5. Ii. i. e. bahu + iman, m. Multitude, majority, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 165.

— Cf. [Latin] hŭmus, hŭmilis.

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

Bhūman (भूमन्).—1. [neuter] earth, country, world, a being; [plural] all existing things.

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Bhūman (भूमन्).—2. [masculine] plenty, abundance, multitude, wealth; adj. full of (—°). Instr. bhūmnā & bhūnā abundantly, mostly, generally.

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

1) Bhūman (भूमन्):—[from bhū] n. the earth, world, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] a territory, country, district, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] a being (pl) the aggregate of all existing things, [Ṛg-veda]

4) [v.s. ...] (bhūman) m. abundance, plenty, wealth, opulence, multitude, majority, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc. (ifc. filled with, [Mahāvīra-caritra])

5) [from bhū] m. the [plural] number (bhūmni in the plural), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] Name of Kṛṣṇa, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

7) [v.s. ...] f. a collection, assembly, [Śāṅkhāyana-brāhmaṇa]

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

Bhūman (भूमन्):—[(mā-mā-ma) a.] Much, many, great.

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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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