Dhma, Dhmā: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Dhmā (ध्मा).—1 P. (dhamati, dhmāta; Caus. dhmāpayati)

1) To blow, breathe out, exhale.

2) To blow (as a wind-instrument), produce sound by blowing; शङ्खं दध्मौ प्रतापवान् (śaṅkhaṃ dadhmau pratāpavān) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.12,18; R.7.63; Bhaṭṭikāvya 3.34;17.7.

3) To blow a fire, excite fire by blowing, excite sparks; को धमेच्छान्तं च पावकम् (ko dhamecchāntaṃ ca pāvakam) Mb.

4) To manufacture by blowing.

5) To cast, blow, or throw away.

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

Dhmā (ध्मा).—r. 1st cl. (dhamati) 1. To blow, as a wind instrument, to produce sound by blowing. 2. To blow a fire, to excite fire by blowing. 3. To apply fire. 4. To excite sparks. agnisaṃyutau dīrghaśvāsahetuke śabdabhede aka0 tādṛśaśabdena vādane saka0 bhvā0 pa0 aniṭ .

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

Dhmā (ध्मा).—i. 1, dhama, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To blow (as breath, wind), Mahābhārata 14, 1732; [Suśruta] 1, 332, 11. 2. To produce sound by blowing, Mahābhārata 2, 1925. 3. To excite fire by blowing, 2, 2483. 4. To melt, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 6, 71. 5. To throw, Mahābhārata 5, 7209. Anomal. fut. dhami- ṣyanti, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 62, 7. Pass. 1. dhmāya, in epic poetry also with the terminations of the [Parasmaipada.], Mahābhārata 2, 1756. 2. In epic poetry also dhamya, 3, 16825; also with the terminations of the [Parasmaipada.] 14, 1738. [Causal.] dhmāpaya. Ptcple. of the pf. pass. dhmāpita, Turned to ashes, [Suśruta] 1, 46, 16.

— With the prep. apa apa, To blow away, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 42, 26 Gorr.

— With ā ā, 1. To blow a wind instrument, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 15853. 2. To blow up; pass. To be filled with air, to swell, Mahābhārata 12, 3555; [Suśruta] 1, 62, 1; also [Parasmaipada.] 290, 10. [Causal.] To blow up, to cause to swell, [Suśruta] 1, 374. 5.

— With atyā ati-ā, To gasp violently for breath, [Suśruta] 1, 38, 12.

— With upā upa-ā, To blow a wind instrument, Mahābhārata 7, 3096.

— With samā sam-ā, 1. To blow a wind instrument, Mahābhārata 2, 1925. 2. To sound, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 15854.

— With upa upa, To excite fire by blowing, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 4, 53.

— With nis nis, To blow out of something, [Suśruta] 1, 100, 5.

— With pra pra, 1. To blow away, i. e. to destroy, Mahābhārata 2, 1028. 2. To blow into something, Mahābhārata 14, 78. 3. To blow a wind instrument, Mahābhārata 3, 789. [Causal.] To blow a wind instrument, Mahābhārata 3, 633.

— With vi vi, 1. To blow asunder, i. e. to disperse, Mahābhārata 1, 5462; i. e. to destroy, [Rāmāyaṇa] 2, 80, 8.

— Cf. perhaps [Old High German.] tunst, perhaps A. S. dust.

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

Dhmā (ध्मा).—v. dham.

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

1) Dhmā (ध्मा):—a or dham [class] 1. [Parasmaipada] dhamati ([Ātmanepada] te, [Upaniṣad; Mahābhārata]; p. dhmāntas = dhamantas, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 12, 7]; perf. dadhmau, 3. [plural] [Ātmanepada] mire, [Mahābhārata]; [Aorist] adhmāsīt, [Kāvya literature]; Prec. dhmāyāt or dhmeyāt [grammar]; [future] dhamiṣyati, [Mahābhārata]; dhmāsyati, dhmātā [grammar]; [indeclinable participle] -dhmāya, [Brāhmaṇa])

—to blow (either intrans. as wind [applied also to the bubbling Soma, [Ṛg-veda ix, 73]] or trans. as, to blow a conch-shell or any wind instrument), [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to blow into ([locative case]), [Mahābhārata l, 813];

—to breathe out, exhale, [Ṛg-veda ii, 34, 1; Mahābhārata xiv, 1732];

—to kindle a fire by blowing, [Ṛg-veda ii, 24, 7; Mahābhārata ii, 2483];

—to melt or manufacture (metal) by blowing, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

—to blow or cast away, [Mahābhārata v, 7209] :—[Passive voice] dhamyate, [Epic] also ti, dhmāyate, ti ([Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Mahābhārata]) to be blown etc.:—[Causal] dhmāpayati, [Mahābhārata] ([Aorist] adidhmapat [grammar]; [Passive voice] dhmāpyate, [Mahābhārata])

—to cause to blow or melt;

—to consume by fire, reduce to cinder, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta] :—[Desiderative] didhnāsati [grammar]:—[Intensive] dedhmīyate, [Pāṇini 7-4, 31];—dādhmāyate, p. yamāna being violently blown (conch-shell), [Bhāgavata-purāṇa i, 11, 2.]

2) cf. [Slavonic or Slavonian] dumo ‘smoke’

3) 1. dhmā See √dham.

4) Dhma (ध्म):—[from dhmā] mfn. blowing, a blower (cf. tūṇa-, śaṅka-).

5) Dhmā (ध्मा):—2. dhmā m. (?) blowing.

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

Dhmā (ध्मा):—dhamati 1. a. To blow fire or air.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Dhmā (ध्मा) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Dhama.

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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.

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