Pashama, Paśama: 3 definitions
Pashama means something in Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
paśama (पशम).—n ( P) A covert term for the hair of the pubes.
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Paśama (पशम):—(nm) pubes; very fine soft wool; —[ukhāḍanā] to be able to cause no injury/loss; to be able to do just nothing; —[na ukhāḍa pānā] to be absolutely ineffective; to be able to cause no harm/loss/injury; —[na samajhanā] to consider just insignificant, to consider as of absolutely no consequence; to attach no importance at all; —[para māranā] to care a fig (for); to take as absolutely inconsequential.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
1) Pasama (पसम) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Praśam.
2) Pasama (पसम) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Praśama.
3) Pasama (पसम) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Praśrama.
4) Pasāma (पसाम) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Praśām.
Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.
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