Hammira, Hammīra: 4 definitions



Hammira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.

India history and geography

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Indian Epigraphical Glossary

Hammīra.—(EI 24, 33, 34), derived from Arabic Amīr, often adopted by Hindu princes as a personal name; sometimes written as Hambīra and Ahaṃvīra (EI 34). Cf. Suratrāṇa. Note: hammīra is defined in the “Indian epigraphical glossary” as it can be found on ancient inscriptions commonly written in Sanskrit, Prakrit or Dravidian languages.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Aufrecht Catalogus Catalogorum

Hammīra (हम्मीर) as mentioned in Aufrecht’s Catalogus Catalogorum:—Chohan king of Mevāḍ, ruled 1301-65 (Bhr. p. 43). Rāghavadeva, the grandfather of Śārṅgadhara (Paddhati) was patronized by him. One stanza is attributed to him in Śp. p. 97.

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

Hammīra (हम्मीर):—m. Name of a king of Śākambharī (who ruled from 1301-1365 A.D. and patronized Rāghava-deva, the grandfather of Śārṅgadhara, the author of the anthology, one stanza of which is attributed to him).

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Hammīra (हम्मीर):—m. Nomen proprium eines Fürsten von Śākaṃbharī, der im 14ten Jahrhundert nach Chr. regierte, [HALL] in der Einl. zu [VĀSAVAD. 48.] [Colebrooke 2,65. 91. fgg.] [Rājataraṅgiṇī 7,53. fgg.] [Spr. (II) 4894.] [morgenländischen Gesellschaft 27,39. 101.] [Oxforder Handschriften 166,b, No. 370. 314,b, No. 746.]

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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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