Ghamma: 2 definitions
Ghamma means something in Buddhism, Pali. 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 dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
ghamma : (m.) heat; the hot season.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Ghamma, (Vedic gharma=Gr. qermόs, Lat. formus, Ohg. etc. warm; to *gǔher “warm, ” cp. Sk. ghṛṇoti, hara; Gr. qέros, etc.) heat; hot season, summer. Either in Loc. ghamme J.IV, 172 (=gimha-kāle); Pv IV.53 & ghammani (“in summer” or “by the heat”) S.I, 143= J.III, 360 (sampareta overcome by heat); Sn.353; J.IV, 239; V, 3.-Or. in cpd. with °abhitatta (ghammâbhitatta, overpowered by heat) M.I, 74; D.II, 266; A.III, 187 sq.; Sn.1014 (cp. 353 ghammatatta); Miln.318; VvA.40; PvA.114. (Page 257)
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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