Kayamana, aka: Kaya-mana, Kāyamāna; 2 Definition(s)


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Kāyamāna (कायमान).—A hut made of thatch.

Derivable forms: kāyamānam (कायमानम्).

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Kāyamāna (कायमान).—measurement of the body.

Derivable forms: kāyamānam (कायमानम्).

Kāyamāna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kāya and māna (मान).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kāyamāna (कायमान).—n.

(-naṃ) A hut of grass or thatch. E. kai to sound, and śānac aff.

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