Gramakama, Grāmakāma, Grama-kama: 2 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Grāmakāma (ग्रामकाम).—a.

1) one wishing to take possession of a village.

2) fond of living in villages.

Grāmakāma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms grāma and kāma (काम).

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

1) Grāmakāma (ग्रामकाम):—[=grāma-kāma] [from grāma] mfn. (grāma-) one who wishes to possess a village, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā ii; Kauśika-sūtra; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

2) [v.s. ...] desirous of villages, fond of living in villages, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra iv; Śāṅkhāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

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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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