Kam, aka: Kaṃ, Kām; 5 Definition(s)
Kam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.
Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)
Kām (काम्).—Augment आम् (ām) applied to तूष्णीम् (tūṣṇīm) just as अकच् (akac) is applied, e.g.; आसितव्यं किल तूष्णीकाम (āsitavyaṃ kila tūṣṇīkāma) M. Bh. on V.3.72.Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar
Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.
Languages of India and abroad
kaṃ : (nt.) what thing?Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.
kāṃ (कां).—ad Why? wherefore? 2 ind An expletive constantly occurring in poetry. Ex. dēśōdēśīñcē jē kāṃ nṛpa ||.Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
kāṃ (कां).—ad Why? Wherefore?
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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.
Kam (कम्).—ind. Ved. A particle used as an expletive or enclitic.
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Kām (काम्).—ind. An interjection used in calling out to another.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. 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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Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.5.110 < [Chapter 5 - Prema: Love of God]
Verse 2.1.58-59 < [Chapter 1 - Vairāgya: Renunciation]
Verse 1.4.115 < [Chapter 4 - Bhakta: The Devotee]
Śrī Hari-bhakti-kalpa-latikā (by Sarasvati Thkura)
Sri Bhakti-rasamrta-sindhu (by Śrīla Rūpa Gosvāmī)
Verse 2.4.20 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Verse 3.3.134 < [Part 3 - Fraternal Devotion (sakhya-rasa)]
Verse 2.4.88 < [Part 4 - Transient Ecstatic Disturbances (vyābhicāri-bhāva)]
Baudhāyana Dharmasūtra (by Baudhāyana)
Bodhisattvacharyavatara (by Andreas Kretschmar)
Text Sections 122-123 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
Text Section 125 < [Khenpo Chöga’s Oral Explanations]
The Tattvasangraha [with commentary] (by Ganganatha Jha)