Romasha, Romaśa, Romasa, Romaśā: 14 definitions

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Romasha means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 terms Romaśa and Romaśā can be transliterated into English as Romasa or Romasha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Romaśa (रोमश) is another name for Piṇḍālu, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Dioscorea alata (purple yam). It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 7.69), which is a 13th century medicinal thesaurus.

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

Romaśā (रोमशा).—A daughter of Bṛhaspati. The reply given by Romaśā to her husband when he teased her, is given in Ṛgveda, Maṇḍala 1, Anuvāka 19, Sūkta 126.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index

1a) Romaśa (रोमश).—A siddha.*

  • * Bhāgavata-purāṇa VI. 15. 14.

1b) A Vidyādhara chief in Veṇumanta hill.*

  • * Vāyu-purāṇa 39. 38.
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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Romaśa (रोमश).—One of the faults in pronunciation; cf. प्रगीत उपगीतः क्ष्क्ण्णो रोमश इति (pragīta upagītaḥ kṣkṇṇo romaśa iti) M. Bh I. 1. Ah. 1.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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In Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

1. Romasa. A mountain in Himava. Ap.i.232, 453; ThagA.i.399.

2. Romasa. A Pacceka Buddha of ninety four kappas ago. Ap.i.238, 281.

3. Romasa. A Danava (? Asura) of ninety four kappas ago, a previous birth of Ambapindiya Thera. Ap.i.247.

4. Romasa. A king of seventy four kappas ago, a previous birth of Cankolapupphiya Thera. Ap.i.215.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Romaśa (रोमश).—a. [romāṇi santyasya śa]

1) Hairy, shaggy, woolly.

2) Applied to a faulty pronunciation of vowels.

-śaḥ 1 A sheep, ram.

2) A hog, boar.

-śī A squirrel.

-śam The pudenda; न सेशे यस्य रोमशम् (na seśe yasya romaśam) Rv.1.86.17.

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

Romaśa (रोमश).—mfn.

(-śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) Hairy, woolly. m.

(-śaḥ) 1. A ram, a sheep. 2. A hog, a boar. E. roman hair, and śa aff.

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

Romaśa (रोमश).—i. e. roman + śa, I. adj. 1. Hairy, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 3, 7. 2. Woolly. Ii. m. 1. A ram. 2. A hog.

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

Romaśa (रोमश).—[adjective] covered with thick hair, very hairy,

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

1) Romaśa (रोमश):—[from roman] mf(ā)n. (cf. lomaśa) having thick hair or wool or bristles, hairy, shaggy, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.

2) [v.s. ...] applied to a faulty pronunciation of vowels, [Patañjali]

3) [v.s. ...] m. a sheep, ram, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] a hog, boar, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [v.s. ...] Name of two plants (= kambhī and piṇḍālu), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

6) [v.s. ...] = dullala (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of a Ṛṣi, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

8) [v.s. ...] of an astronomer (cf. -siddhānta)

9) Romaśā (रोमशा):—[from romaśa > roman] f. Cucumis Utilissimus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] another plant (= dagdhā), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] Name of the reputed authoress of [Ṛg-veda i, 126, 7; Ṛgveda-anukramaṇikā]

12) Romaśa (रोमश):—[from roman] n. the pudenda, [Ṛg-veda x, 86, 16.]

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

Romaśa (रोमश):—[(śaḥ-śā-śaṃ) a.] Hairy, woolly. m. A ram; a sheep; a hog.

[Sanskrit to German]

Romasha 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Rōmaśa (ರೋಮಶ):—

1) [noun] anything that has thick growth of hairs or bristles on the body, as sheep, boar, etc.

2) [noun] the external genitals of human beings.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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