Goma: 5 definitions

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Goma means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Goma (गोम).—A son of Śambhu.*

  • * Brahmāṇḍa-purāṇa III. 5. 40; Vāyu-purāṇa 67. 81.
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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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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Goma in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Leucas cephalotes (Roth) Spreng. from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family having the following synonyms: Leucas capitata, . For the possible medicinal usage of goma, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Goma [गोमा] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Leucas stelligera from the Lamiaceae (Mint) family.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

gōmā (गोमा).—m Sham or pretence of indifference or aversion towards that which is desired: also, sometimes, sham of ignorance on points on which one is well-informed. v kara, lāva. 2 Affectation of greatness, airs.

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gōma (गोम).—f A sort of centiped. 2 One of the seventy-two blemishes incidental to the horse, viz. a line of reversed hair (hair pointing to the horse's tail) resembling a centiped. 3 fig. A fault, blemish, defect, imperfection; a drawback among excellencies. 4 A border or an interwoven stripe (to a dhotar &c.) like a centiped. 5 gōma or the centiped-line of hair, if it be direct (pointing to the horse's head), is amongst the auspicious marks: again, if on the head, it is inauspicious. See aśubhacinhēṃ.

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

gōma (गोम).—f A sort of centipede. A defect, fault, a blemish. An interwoven stripe or a border to a Dhotar &c.

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gōmā (गोमा).—m Sham or pretence of indifference or a version towards that which is de- sired. Affectation of greatness, airs.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Gōma (ಗೋಮ):—[noun] = ಗೋಮು [gomu]1.

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Gōma (ಗೋಮ):—

1) [noun] the excrement of a cow; cow-dung.

2) [noun] a washing of the floor with water mixed with cow-dung.

3) [noun] (loosely) a washing of the floor where one has taken one’s meal; ಗೋಮಹಚ್ಚು [gomahaccu] gōma haccu to wash the floor where one has taken one’s meal.

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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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