Kumar, Kumār: 4 definitions


Kumar means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Hindi, Tamil. 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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Source: Shodhganga: Vernacular architecture of Assam with special reference to Brahmaputra Valley

1) Kumar is an Assamese term referring to “Potter community”.—It appears in the study dealing with the vernacular architecture (local building construction) of Assam whose rich tradition is backed by the numerous communities and traditional cultures.

2) Kumar is also an Assamese term referring to “the rows of posts besides the mudhar post”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kumār (कुमार्).—1 P. To sport, to play with fire.

See also (synonyms): kumāl.

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

Kumār (कुमार्).—[kumāra] r. 10th cl. (kumārayati) To play, especially as a child also kumāla.

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

Kumār (कुमार्).—i. 10 (rather a denom. derived from the next), [Parasmaipada.] To play as a child.

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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

Kumar in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) bachelor; —[vrata] celibacy; —[vrati] a celibate..—kumar (कुमार) is alternatively transliterated as Kumāra.

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