Samash, Samaś: 7 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Samaś can be transliterated into English as Samas or Samash, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Samaś (समश्).—I. 5 U.

1) To pervade thoroughly.

2) To obtain, attain to.

3) To meet, -II. 9 P.

1) To eat; नक्तं चान्नं समश्नीयात् (naktaṃ cānnaṃ samaśnīyāt) Manusmṛti 6.19;11.219.

2) To taste, experience, enjoy; यथा फलं समश्नाति (yathā phalaṃ samaśnāti) Mb.

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Samas (समस्).—4 P.

1) To throw or bring together, put together, unite, combine; अग्ने सोमस्य चैवादौ तयोश्चैव समस्तयोः (agne somasya caivādau tayoścaiva samastayoḥ) Manusmṛti 3.85; समस्तानां च कार्येषु विदध्याद्धितमात्मनः (samastānāṃ ca kāryeṣu vidadhyāddhitamātmanaḥ) 7.57.

2) To join in a compound, compound.

3) To take, collectively or jointly; समस्तैरथ वा पृथक् (samastairatha vā pṛthak) Manusmṛti 7.198 'jointly or severally'. -Pass. To be compounded, form or enter into a compound; अव्ययं समर्थेन सह समस्यते सोऽव्ययीभावः (avyayaṃ samarthena saha samasyate so'vyayībhāvaḥ) Sk.

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

Samās (समास्).—m.

(-māḥ) A year. E. sa for saha with, māsa a month: see sama and samā .

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

1) Samas (समस्):—[from sama] a See aiṣamas.

2) Samaś (समश्):—[=sam-√aś] a [Parasmaipada] [Ātmanepada] -aśnoti, -aśnute (in, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa] once [future] aśnuviṣyāmahe), to reach, attain, gain, obtain, [Ṛg-veda] etc. etc.;

2) —to accomplish, fulfil (a wish), [Ṛg-veda];

2) —to pervade or penetrate thoroughly (See sam-aṣṭi).

3) [=sam-√aś] b [Parasmaipada] -aśnāti, to eat, taste, enjoy ([literally] and [figuratively]), [Manu-smṛti; Mahābhārata]

4) Samas (समस्):—[=sam-√as] b [Parasmaipada] -asti, to be like, equal ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda];

—to be united with (saha), [Atharva-veda];

—to be (there), exist, [Kāvya literature]

5) [v.s. ...] c [Parasmaipada] -asyati ([Vedic or Veda] [infinitive mood] sam-āsam), to throw or put together, add, combine, compound, mix, mingle, connect, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Śulba-sūtra] :

—[Passive voice] -asyate, to be put together or combined etc.;

— (in gram.) to be compounded, form a compound, [Pāṇini 2-2, 1 etc.]

6) Samās (समास्):—[=sam-√ās] [Ātmanepada] -āste ([present participle] -āsīna q.v.), to sit together, sit or assemble round ([accusative]), [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda; Mahābhārata];

—to sit, be seated, [Manu-smṛti; Rāmāyaṇa];

—to sit or abide in ([locative case]), [Rāmāyaṇa] ;

—to hold a council, deliberate, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa];

—to practise, observe ([accusative]), [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to behave like (iva), resemble, [Mahābhārata];

—to be dejected or low-spirited, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to mind, attend to, acknowledge, [Rāmāyaṇa];

—to be a match for, cope with ([accusative]), [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

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

Samās (समास्):—[samā+s] (māḥ) 5. m. A year.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Samās (समास्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Samaccha, Samāsa.

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Samash 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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Samaas is another spelling for समास [samāsa].—n. 1. aggregation; union; composition; 2. a compound; 3. reconciliation of differences; 4. a collection; an assemblage; 5. whole; totality; 6. contraction; conciseness;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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