Bhumaya, Bhūmaya: 6 definitions


Bhumaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhūmaya (भूमय).—a. (- f.) Earthen, earthly, made of or produced from earth.

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

Bhūmaya (भूमय).—[bhū + maya], I. adj., f. , Made or consisting of earth. Ii. f. , A name of Chāyā, or shadow personified, the wife of the sun.

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

1) Bhūmaya (भूमय):—[=bhū-maya] 1. bhū-maya mf(ī)n. (for 2. See p. 763, col. 1) formed or produced from the e°

2) [from bhū] 2. bhūmaya [Nominal verb] [Parasmaipada] yati (for 1. See p. 761, col. 2), to augment, increase, make abundant, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

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

Bhūmaya (भूमय):—[bhū-maya] (yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) a. Made of earth. f. Shadow personified.

[Sanskrit to German]

Bhumaya in German

context information

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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Bhumayā (भुमया) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhrū.

Bhumayā has the following synonyms: Bhuma, Bhumagā.

context information

Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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