Carman; 2 Definition(s)
Carman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Charman.
General definition (in Hinduism)
Carman (चर्मन्), denoting ‘ hide ’ in general, is a common expression from the Rigveda onwards. The oxhide was turned to many uses, such as the manufacture of bowstrings, slings, and reins (see Go). It was especially often employed to place above the boards on which the Soma was pressed with the stones. It was possibly also used for making skin bags. Carmaṇya denotes leather-work generally in the Aitareya Brāhmaṇa.(Source): archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects
Languages of India and abroad
Carman (चर्मन्).—n. [car-manin Uṇ.4.144]
1) Skin (of the body).
2) Leather, hide; Ms.2.41,174.
3) The sense of touch.
4) A shield; Śi.18.21.(Source): DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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