Candramasa, Cāndramasa, Candra-masa, Candramāsa, Cāndramāsa, Camdramasa: 11 definitions


Candramasa 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chandramasa.

In Hinduism

Jyotisha (astronomy and astrology)

[«previous next»] — Candramasa in Jyotisha glossary
Source: Wikibooks (hi): Sanskrit Technical Terms

Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास).—(or saṣimāsa) Lunar month or Lunation. Note: Cāndra-māsa is a Sanskrit technical term used in ancient Indian sciences such as Astronomy, Mathematics and Geometry.

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Jyotisha (ज्योतिष, jyotiṣa or jyotish) refers to ‘astronomy’ or “Vedic astrology” and represents the fifth of the six Vedangas (additional sciences to be studied along with the Vedas). Jyotisha concerns itself with the study and prediction of the movements of celestial bodies, in order to calculate the auspicious time for rituals and ceremonies.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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

cāndramāsa (चांद्रमास).—a Lunar. cāndramāsa m Lunar month.

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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

[«previous next»] — Candramasa in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस).—a. (- f.) [चन्द्रमस इदम् अण् (candramasa idam aṇ)] Relating to the moon, lunar; लब्धोदया चान्द्रमसीव लेखा (labdhodayā cāndramasīva lekhā) Kumārasambhava 1.25; चन्द्रं गता पद्मगुणान्न भुङ्क्ते पद्माश्रिता चान्द्रमसीमभिख्याम् (candraṃ gatā padmaguṇānna bhuṅkte padmāśritā cāndramasīmabhikhyām) 1.43; R.2.39; Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 8.25.

-saḥ The lunar year; विचाली हि संवत्सरशब्दः सावनोऽपि गणितदिवसकः (vicālī hi saṃvatsaraśabdaḥ sāvano'pi gaṇitadivasakaḥ) ... चान्द्रमसोऽपि (cāndramaso'pi) ŚB. on MS.6.7.39.

-sī Name of the wife of Bṛhaspati.

-sam 1 The constellation मृगशिरस् (mṛgaśiras).

2) The stars in Orion.

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Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास).—a lunar month.

Derivable forms: cāndramāsaḥ (चान्द्रमासः).

Cāndramāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms cāndra and māsa (मास).

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

Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस).—mfn.

(-saḥ-sī-saṃ) Lunar, relating or belonging to the moon, &c. n.

(-saṃ) The constellation Mrigasira: stars in Orion. E. candramas the moon, and aṇ affix; the moon being its ruling deity.

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Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास).—m.

(-saḥ) A lunar month, from new moon to new moon, when it is called Mukhya, and from full moon to full moon it is termed Gouna. E. cāndra lunar, māsa month.

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

Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस).—i. e. candramas + a, adj., f. , Lunar, belonging to the moon, [Bhagavadgītā, (ed. Schlegel.)] 8, 25.

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

Candramāsa (चन्द्रमास).—[masculine] a lunar month.

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

1) Candramasa (चन्द्रमस):—[=candra-masa] [from candra > cand] See ava-

2) Candramasā (चन्द्रमसा):—[=candra-masā] [from candra-masa > candra > cand] f. Name of a river, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa (B) iv, 28, 35] (cf. -vaśā.)

3) Candramāsa (चन्द्रमास):—[=candra-māsa] [from candra > cand] m. a lunar month, [Jyotiṣa] (Yv) 31 [Scholiast or Commentator]

4) Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास):—[=cāndra-māsa] [from cāndra] m. a lunar month.

5) Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस):—[from cāndra] mf(ī)n. ([from] candra-mas) lunar, relating to the moon, [Atharva-veda xix, 9, 10; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa xi, 1, 5, 3; Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] m. [plural] Name of a family, [Pravara texts i, 1] (si, [Matsya-purāṇa])

7) [v.s. ...] n. the constellation Mṛga-śiras, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

1) Cāndramasa (चान्द्रमस):—(saṃ) 1. n. The constellation Orion. a. (saḥ-sī-saṃ) Lunar.

2) Cāndramāsa (चान्द्रमास):—[cāndra-māsa] (saḥ) 1. m. A lunar month.

[Sanskrit to German]

Candramasa 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

[«previous next»] — Candramasa in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cāṃdramasa (ಚಾಂದ್ರಮಸ):—[adjective] = ಚಾಂದ್ರ [camdra]1.

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Cāṃdramāsa (ಚಾಂದ್ರಮಾಸ):—[noun] the period of a complete revolution of the moon around the earth with respect to some object; the period marked by two successive lunar conjunctions with the sun, equal on the average to 29.53 days; a lunar month.

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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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