Ema, Ēmā: 7 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ema (एम).—a. To be obtained.

-maḥ, eman n. Ved. A course, way.

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

Ema (एम).—[masculine] eman [neuter] course, way, path.

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

1) Ema (एम):—[from etṛ] a am, eman, a, n. course, way, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā];

2) [v.s. ...] cf. [Greek] οἶμος, οἴμη [Lithuanian] eisme.

3) b eman See p. 231, col. 3.

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Ema in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ema (ಎಮ):—[interjection] an interjection used to express appreciation, slight, acceptance, blessing, etc.

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Ema (ಎಮ):—[noun] (correctly, ಯಮ [yama]) (myth.) the Death-God.

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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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Ēmā (ஏமா) [ēmāttal] 12 verb probably from ஏமம்¹ [emam¹] + ஆர்¹-. [ar¹-.] intransitive

1. To be protected by, guarded by; அரணாதல். ஏமாப்ப முன்னே யயற்பகை தூண்டிவிடுத்து [aranathal. emappa munne yayarpagai thundividuthu] (பழமொழி [pazhamozhi] 306).

2. To desire;ஆசைப்படுதல். அருந்தேமாந்த நெஞ்சம் [asaippaduthal. arunthemantha nencham] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 101).

3. To be exhilarated, be overjoyed, be in an ecstasy; to experience the highest delight; இன்புறுதல். காமர்நெஞ்ச மேமாந் துவப்ப [inpuruthal. kamarnencha meman thuvappa] (புறநானூறு [purananuru] 198, 8).

4. To be distressed; கலக்கமுறுதல். புணர்ந்தோர் நெஞ்சேமாப்ப வின்றுயி றுறந்து [kalakkamuruthal. punarnthor nenchemappa vinruyi ruranthu] (பத்துப்பாட்டு: மதுரைக்காஞ்சி [pathuppattu: mathuraikkanchi] 575).

5. To feel proud; to be highly elated; செருக்குறுதல். இரங்கு நமக்கம் பலக் கூத்த னென்றென் றேமாந்திருப்பேனை [serukkuruthal. irangu namakkam palag kutha nenren remanthiruppenai] (திருவாசகம் [thiruvasagam] 21, 7). — transitive To make certain; நிச்சயித்தல். கன வென மருண்ட வென்னெஞ் சேமாப்ப [nichayithal. kananul vena marunda vennegn semappa] (பத்துப்பாட்டு: பொருநராற்றுப்படை [pathuppattu: porunararruppadai] 98).

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