Pretadhuma, Pretadhūma, Preta-dhuma: 4 definitions
Pretadhuma 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Pretadhūma (प्रेतधूम).—the smoke issuing from a funeral pile.
Derivable forms: pretadhūmaḥ (प्रेतधूमः).
Pretadhūma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms preta and dhūma (धूम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maṃ) The smoke of a funeral pile. E. preta and dhūma smoke.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Pretadhūma (प्रेतधूम).—[masculine] the smoke of a burned corpse.
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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