Pamsucamara, Pāṃsucāmara, Pamsu-camara, Pamshucamara, Pāṃśucāmara, Pamshu-camara: 3 definitions

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Pamsucamara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Pāṃśucāmara can be transliterated into English as Pamsucamara or Pamshucamara, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Pamsuchamara.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pāṃsucāmara (पांसुचामर).—

1) a heap of dust.

2) a tent.

3) a bank covered with Dūrvā grass.

4) praise.

5) bushes (?) carried by the current of the river; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: pāṃsucāmaraḥ (पांसुचामरः).

Pāṃsucāmara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṃsu and cāmara (चामर). See also (synonyms): pāṃśucāmara.

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Pāṃśucāmara (पांशुचामर).—

1) a heap of dust.

2) a tent.

3) a bank covered with Dūrvā grass.

4) praise.

5) bushes (?) carried by the current of the river; L. D. B.

Derivable forms: pāṃśucāmaraḥ (पांशुचामरः).

Pāṃśucāmara is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pāṃśu and cāmara (चामर). See also (synonyms): pāṃsucāmara.

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

Pāṃśucāmara (पांशुचामर).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. A tent. 2. A bank overgrown with Durba grass. 3. A Praise. 4. A heap of dust. 5. A small cucumber. E. pāṃśu dust, cāmara a chowri.

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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. 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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