Lomaka: 7 definitions
Lomaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Hindi. 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 dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Lomaka, (-°) (adj.) (fr. loma) having hair, in cpd. caturaṅga° having fourfold hair (i.e. on the diff. parts of the body?) Vin. IV, 173. It may refer to the 5 dermatoid constituents of the body (see pañcaka) & thus be characteristic of outward appearance. We do not exactly see how the term caturaṅga is used here.—Cp. anulomika. (Page 589)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Lomaka (लोमक).—See लोमन् (loman); तस्मादेतदुभयमलोमकम् (tasmādetadubhayamalomakam) Bṛ. Up.1.4.6.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lomaka (लोमक).—(—°) = loman.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Lomaka (लोमक):—[from loman] (ifc.) = loman (See a-, prati-, mṛdu-l).
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Lomaka (लोमक):—(nm) cilium (cilia—pl.)
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