Karamba: 13 definitions

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Karamba means something in Buddhism, Pali, Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

Karamba (करम्ब).—Unfit for śrāddha.*

  • * Viṣṇu-purāṇa III. 16. 8.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Karamba [करंब] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Olea dioica Roxb. from the Oleaceae (Jasmine) family. For the possible medicinal usage of karamba, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

A Damila chief, ally of Kulasekhara. Cv.lxxvi.139.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Karamba (करम्ब).—a. [kṛ-ambac; Uṇādi-sūtra 4.82.]

1) Mixed, intermingled, variegated; प्रकाममादित्यमवाप्य कण्टकैः कर- म्बितामोदभरं विवृण्वती (prakāmamādityamavāpya kaṇṭakaiḥ kara- mbitāmodabharaṃ vivṛṇvatī) N.1.115,85; स्फुटतरफेनकदम्बकरम्बित- मिव यमुनाजलपूरम् (sphuṭataraphenakadambakarambita- miva yamunājalapūram) Gītagovinda 11. करम्बितं चन्द्रिकया हिमाम्भः (karambitaṃ candrikayā himāmbhaḥ) Rām. Ch.6.9.

2) Set, inlaid.

See also (synonyms): karambita.

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Karamba (करम्ब).—1 Flour or meal mixed with curds. सक्तुधानाकरम्भाणां नोपभोग्याश्चिरस्थिताः (saktudhānākarambhāṇāṃ nopabhogyāścirasthitāḥ) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 12.36.33; 7.64.7.

2) Mud; करम्भवालुकातापान् (karambhavālukātāpān) Manusmṛti 12.76 (where the word is variously interpreted; but Medhātithi takes it to mean 'mud').

3) Groats or coarsely ground oats.

4) A mixed odour.

-mbhā 1 Name of a plant (Asparagus Racemosus; Mar. śatāvarī ? vāghāṃṭī)

2) A vessal for churning curds; Rām.2.91.72.

-vālukā Hot sand (punishment in hell); करम्भवालुकास्तप्ता (karambhavālukāstaptā) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 18.2.24.

Derivable forms: karambaḥ (करम्बः).

See also (synonyms): karambha.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karamba (करम्ब).—mfn.

(-mbaḥ-mbā-mbaṃ) 1. Mixed, intermingled. 2. Set, inlaid. m.

(-mbaḥ) Flour or meal mixed with curds: see karambha. E. kṛ to do, ambac Unadi aff.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karamba (करम्ब).—m. = karambha, q. cf.

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

1) Karamba (करम्ब):—mfn. (√1. kṛ, [Uṇādi-sūtra iv, 82]), mixed

2) set, inlaid, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) m. a kind of gruel.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Karamba (करम्ब):—(mbaḥ) 1. m. Flour or meal mixed with curds. n. Mixed; inlaid.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Karamba (करम्ब) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Karaṃba.

[Sanskrit to German]

Karamba 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Karaṃba (करंब) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Karamba.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Karaṃba (ಕರಂಬ):—[noun] the main stem of a herbaceous plant; stalk.

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Karaṃba (ಕರಂಬ):—

1) [adjective] joined or mingled in a single mass or compound; blended; mixed.

2) [adjective] made up of different or incongruous parts, groups, elements, etc.

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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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