Paramam: 2 definitions


Paramam means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Paramam (परमम्):—[from parama > para] ind. yes, very well

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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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Paramam (பரமம்) noun < parama.

1. Excellence; greatness; சிறப்பு. [sirappu.]

2. Eminence; திலைமை. [thilaimai.]

3. Divineness, heavenly state; திவ்விய நிலை. [thivviya nilai.]

4. See பரமமூர்த்தி. யாம்பரமமென்றவர்கள் பதைப்பொடுங்க [paramamurthi. yambaramamenravarkal pathaippodunga] (திருவாசகம் [thiruvasagam] 15, 12).

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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