Dhamadhama, Ḍhamaḍhama: 14 definitions
Dhamadhama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi. 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 Dhamadham.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia
Dhamadhama (धमधम).—A follower of Subrahmaṇya. (Śloka 27, Chapter 46, Śalya Parva).Source: JatLand: List of Mahabharata people and places
Dhamadhamā (धमधमा) refers to the name of a Lady mentioned in the Mahābhārata (cf. IX.45.19). Note: The Mahābhārata (mentioning Dhamadhamā) is a Sanskrit epic poem consisting of 100,000 ślokas (metrical verses) and is over 2000 years old.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
ḍhamaḍhama (ढमढम) [or मां, māṃ].—ad Imit. as of the sound of drums, of ventris crepitus &c.
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ḍhamāḍhama (ढमाढम).—ad Imit. as of the sound of drums, of ventris crepitus &c.
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dhamadhama (धमधम) [or मां, māṃ].—ad Imit. of the sound of drums &c.; of the sound arising from walking over a hollow place &c.
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dhamadhamā (धमधमा).—m ( P) A mound or raised place in general; a battery; a mass of earth as a lookout tower, or a prospect place &c.; an elevated cistern to receive and suffer to accumulate (flowing water); an inclined mass, as from the wall of of a fort, for ascent and descent.Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
ḍhamaḍhama (ढमढम) [-māṃ, -मां].—ad Imit. as of the sound of drums &c.
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dhamadhama (धमधम) [or māṃ, or मां].—ad Imit. of the sound of drums &c.
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dhamadhamā (धमधमा).—m A mound or raised place in general; 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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Dhamadhamā (धमधमा).—An onomatopoetic word expressive of the sound made by blowing with a bellows or a trumpet.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhamadhamā (धमधमा).—ind. Blowing reiteratedly, or the sort of sound made by blowing with a bellows or a trumpet. E. dhama + prakāre dvitvam .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Dhamadhama (धमधम):—[=dhama-dhama] [from dhmā] m. ‘blower’, Name of a demon that causes disease, [Harivaṃśa]
2) [v.s. ...] of an attendant of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Dhamadhamā (धमधमा):—[=dhama-dhamā] [from dhama-dhama > dhmā] f. Name of one of the Mātṛs attending on Skanda, [Mahābhārata]
4) [v.s. ...] ind. blowing repeatedly or the sort of sound made by blowing with a bellows or trumpet, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Dhamadhamā (धमधमा):—adv. Blowing reiteratedly.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Dhamadhamā (धमधमा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dhamadhama.
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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
Dhamādhama (धमाधम) [Also spelled dhamadham]:—(adv) with a constant thumping sound.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Dhamadhama (धमधम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Dhamadhamā.
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
Ḍhamaḍhama (ಢಮಢಮ):—[noun] (an onomatopoeic word) the sound made by playing a large percussion instrument continuously.
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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Partial matches: Dhama.
Ends with: Adhamadhama.
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