Damadama, Ḍamaḍama, Damadamayisu: 6 definitions
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Alternative spellings of this word include Damdama.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ḍamaḍama (डमडम).—f (Imit.) Noisy altercation; a brabble or brawl.
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damadama (दमदम) [or मां, māṃ].—ad Imit. of the beat of a drum. 2 Used to express strength and diffusedness of a fragrance. Ex. vāsa da0 suṭalā āhē kāya phulalēṃ na kaḷēṃ.
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damadamā (दमदमा).—m ( A) A large kettle-drum. 2 A battery.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Damadamā (दमदमा).—(-śabda-; see Hemacandra, Gr. 3.138, with note in Pischel's Transl.), onomatopoetic, perhaps as noun, a kind of drum: (anta)bhramac-cakra-maṇḍalāloka-pra- mukta-damadamā-śabdā (!read °da-? °dād?) gambhīra- bhairavam āyasaṃ nagaraṃ Divyāvadāna 603.18.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Damadamā (दमदमा) [Also spelled damdama]:—(nm) a raised sandbag cover (in gun-fight); report of the booming of guns; a huge kettle-drum; tumult.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Ḍamaḍama (डमडम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Ḍamaḍamā.
2) Damadamā (दमदमा) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Damadamā.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Ḍamaḍamāyisu (ಡಮಡಮಾಯಿಸು):—[verb] to produce a heavy sound (as the one made by a heavy metal plate struck by a thick stick).
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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