Dhamana: 8 definitions

Introduction

Dhamana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

dhamana : (ger. of dhamati) blowing; sounding; kindling.

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

dhāmaṇa (धामण).—f ( H) A species of Coluber. Said to be destructive to cattle; in the nostrils of which it insinuates its tail, and then draws it forth with violent abrasion.

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dhāmaṇa (धामण).—f dhāmaṇī f A fish of the Cockle kind, occupying a bivalvular shell: also such shell. 2 dhāmaṇa m or dhāmaṇī f Screw tree, Helicteres Isora.

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

dhāmaṇa (धामण).—f A species of Coluber. Said to be destructive to cattle.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhamana (धमन).—

1) A Blowing.

2) Cruel.

-naḥ A kind of reed.

-nam Melting.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Dhamana (धमन).—nt., a high number: Mahāvyutpatti 7917 (cited from Gaṇḍavyūha) = Tibetan ḥdzin yas; Gaṇḍavyūha 106.17; 133.26. Cf. next. Mironov has the same reading in Mahāvyutpatti.

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

Dhamana (धमन).—mfn.

(-naḥ-nā-naṃ) 1. One who blows a bellows, a trumpet, &c. 2. Cruel. m.

(-naḥ) 1. A reed, (Arundo tibialis or karka.) 2. Blowing, (a wind instrument.) f. (-niḥ or -nī) 1. Any tubular vessel of the body, as a vein, a nerve, &c. 2. The neck. 3. Turmeric. 4. A sort of perfume; also haṭṭavilāsinī. E. dhama from dhmā to blow, &c. affix yuc fem. affix in or ṅīṣ; or dhmā as before, Unadi affix ani, and ṅīp optionally added.

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

Dhamana (धमन).—[adjective] blowing away, scaring (—°); [neuter] the melting (of ore).

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

1) Dhamana (धमन):—[from dhmā] mfn. blowing with a bellows, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] blowing id est. scaring away (cf. māyā-)

3) [v.s. ...] cruel, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] m. reed, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

5) [v.s. ...] Azadirachta Indica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] m. or n. a [particular] high number, [Buddhist literature]

7) [v.s. ...] n. melting (of ore).

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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. 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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