Khoma: 5 definitions


Khoma means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

khoma : (nt.) linen cloth. (adj.), flaxen.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Khoma, (cp. Vedic kṣauma) adj. flaxen; nt. a linen cloth, linen garment, usually combined with kappāsika Vin. I, 58, 96, 281; A. IV, 394; V, 234=249 (°yuga); J. VI, 47, 500; Pv. II, 117; DhA. I, 417.

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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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

khōmā (खोमा).—m A dint or bruise (as on a metal vessel): also a depression, cavity, or slight hollow on the surface of the ground. v ghē, pāḍa.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

khōmā (खोमा).—m A dint or bruise (as on a metal vessel).

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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.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Khoma (खोम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Kṣauma.

Khoma has the following synonyms: Khomaga.

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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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