Damya: 8 definitions
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) To be trained or tamed; of the age of training; दम्यस्येवार्वतो मुहुः (damyasyevārvato muhuḥ) Bhāgavata 11.2.21.
2) To be punished, punishable
-myaḥ 1 A young bullock (requiring training and experience); नार्हति तातः पुङ्गव- धारितायां धुरि दम्यं नियोजयितुम् (nārhati tātaḥ puṅgava- dhāritāyāṃ dhuri damyaṃ niyojayitum) V.5; गुर्वी धुरं यो भुवनस्य पित्रा धुर्येण दम्यः सदृशं बिभर्ति (gurvī dhuraṃ yo bhuvanasya pitrā dhuryeṇa damyaḥ sadṛśaṃ bibharti) R.6.78; Mu.3.3.
2) A steer that has to be tamed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-myaḥ-myā-myaṃ) To be subjected or tamed. 2. To be punished. m.
(-myaḥ) A steer, a young bullock. E. dam to tame, yat affix.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Damya (दम्य).—1. [adjective] to be tamed or subdued; [masculine] ([neuter]) a young bullock that is to be tamed.
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Damya (दम्य).—2. [adjective] being in a house, homely.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Damya (दम्य):—[from dam] 1. damya mfn. tamable, [Manu-smṛti viii, 146; Bhāgavata-purāṇa xi]
2) [v.s. ...] m. a young bullock that has to be tamed, [Mahābhārata xii f.; Harivaṃśa; Rāmāyaṇa; Raghuvaṃśa; Vikramorvaśī]
3) [from dam] 2. damya mfn. being in a house, homely, [Ṛg-veda]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Damya (दम्य):—(myaḥ) 1. m. A young bullock.
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Dāṃya (दांय):—(nf) see [daṃvarī].
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