Purnama, Pūrṇamā: 8 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pūrṇamā (पूर्णमा).—The day of full moon; निखिलान्निशि पूर्णिमा तिथीनुपतस्थेऽतिथिरेकिका तिथिः (nikhilānniśi pūrṇimā tithīnupatasthe'tithirekikā tithiḥ) N.2.76.

See also (synonyms): pūrṇimā, pūrṇimāsī.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Pūrṇamā (पूर्णमा).—(= Sanskrit Lex. id., Pali puṇṇamā; Sanskrit pūrṇimā), day (or night) of the full moon: loc. °māyāṃ, all mss. but one, and Calcutta (see LV.), Lalitavistara 55.1; Lefm. with ms. A pūrṇamāsyāṃ (to °māsī, rare in Sanskrit, compare paurṇamāsī); several mss. add paurṇamāsyāṃ (gloss?).

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

Pūrṇamā (पूर्णमा).—f.

(-mā) The day of full moon. E. pūrṇa full, the moon; also pūrṇimā, &c.

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

Pūrṇamā (पूर्णमा).—and pūrṇimā pūr- ṇimā, i. e. pūrṇa and curtailed māsa, f. The night or day of full moon, [Rājataraṅgiṇī] 5, 156; [Pañcatantra] 74, 22.

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

Pūrṇamā (पूर्णमा):—[=pūrṇa-mā] [from pūrṇa > pūra] f. full-moon (day), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Pūrṇamā (पूर्णमा):—[pūrṇa-mā] (mā) 1. f. The day of full moon.

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Purnama 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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