Hama, Hamà: 4 definitions


Hama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, biology. 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Hama in Niger is the name of a plant defined with Sorghum bicolor in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Andropogon vulgaris (Pers.) Raspail (among others).

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Observationes Botanicae (1781)
· Mantissa Plantarum (1771)
· Economic Botany (2004)
· Journal of Wuhan Botanical Research (1997)
· Species Plantarum
· Saggi scientifici e letterarj dell’ accademia di Padova (1786)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Hama, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, side effects, pregnancy safety, health benefits, extract dosage, have a look at these references.

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Hama (हम):—m. a [particular] personification, [Gautama-dharma-śāstra]

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Hama (हम) [Also spelled ham]:—(pro) we—plural form of the first person pronoun [maiṃ]; (a) similar; equal; together; ~[umra] contemporary; of equal age; ~[khyāla] having similar views/ideas; ~[jiṃsa] co-professional; ~[julpha] married to sisters; husband of wife’s sisters; ~[jolī] associate or companion, of the same age group; ~[dama] a friend; ~[darda] sympathetic; a sympathizer; ~[dardī] sympathy; ~[nāma] namesake; ~[peśā] co-professional; ~[bistara] sharing bed (with); sexually related; ~[bistarī] going to bed together, having sexual intercourse; ~[majahaba] a co religionist; ~[rāja] a confidant; ~[rāha] travelling together; ~[rāhī] a co traveller; ~[vatana] a compatriot; ~[vāra] even; ~[śakla] having similar looks/appearance, exactly resembling (each other); ~[saphara] a co-traveller, travelling together; ~[sara] equal; ~[sarī] equality; ~[sāyā] a neighbour; ~[sina] see ~[umra].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Hamā (ಹಮಾ):—[adjective] the whole extent or quantity of; all; total; enire.

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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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