Namasa, Namasha, Nāmaṣa, Naman-sha: 7 definitions


Namasa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

The Sanskrit term Nāmaṣa can be transliterated into English as Namasa or Namasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

namasa (नमस).—f W Land assigned for the production of the grain &c. required to be offered (in naivēdya) to the idol.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Namasa (नमस).—a. Favourable, kindly disposed.

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Nāmaṣa (नामष).—death.

Derivable forms: nāmaṣaḥ (नामषः).

Nāmaṣa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāman and ṣa (ष).

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

Namasa (नमस).—m.

(-saḥ) Agreement, concord. E. nam to bow, affix asac . anukūle ca .

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

1) Namasa (नमस):—[from nam] mfn. favourable, kind, [Uṇādi-sūtra iii. 117]

2) [v.s. ...] m. (?) agreement, [Horace H. Wilson]

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

Namasa (नमस):—(saḥ) 1. m. Agreement, concord.

[Sanskrit to German]

Namasa 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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