Haram, Hāram: 4 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Haram means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Hāram (हारम्):—[from hara] ind. seizing, destroying (cf. sarvasvah), [Kusumāñjali]

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Haram in German

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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

1) Haram in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a harem, female apartment; ~[sara] a harem..—haram (हरम) is alternatively transliterated as Harama.

2) Haram in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) ill-begotten; unlawful, forbidden; improper; ~[kara] lewd, debauch; hence ~[kari] (nf); ~[khora] subsisting on ill-begotten resources or on others' earnings; slothful, basely indolent; ~[khori] subsistence on ill-begotten resources; slothfulness, base indolence; ~[jada] ill-begotten; bastard; rascal, scoundrel; hence ~[jadi; ~jadapana] see [haramajadagi; —kara dena] to make (things) difficult/impossible; —[ka] ill begotten; —[ka khana] to subsist on ill-begotten resources or on others' earnings; —[ka peta] ill-begotten pregnancy; —[ka mala] illegitimate earnings; —[ki kamai] ill-begotten earnings/money; —[hona] to be difficult/impossible..—haram (हराम) is alternatively transliterated as Harāma.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Harāṃ (ಹರಾಂ):—[noun] = ಹರಾಮು [haramu].

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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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