Samira, Samīra, Shamira, Śamīra, Śamira: 14 definitions

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Samira means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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.

The Sanskrit terms Śamīra and Śamira can be transliterated into English as Samira or Shamira, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Samīra, (fr. saṃ+īr) air, wind Dāvs. IV, 40. (Page 687)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

samīra (समीर).—m S Air or wind.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

samīra (समीर).—m Air or wind.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śamīra (शमीर) or Śamira (शमिर).—A small variety of the Śamī tree.

Derivable forms: śamīraḥ (शमीरः), śamiraḥ (शमिरः).

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Samira (समिर).—Wind.

Derivable forms: samiraḥ (समिरः).

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Samīra (समीर).—

1) Air, wind; धीरसमीरे यमुनातीरे (dhīrasamīre yamunātīre) Gītagovinda 5.

2) The Śamī tree.

Derivable forms: samīraḥ (समीरः).

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

Śamira (शमिर).—m.

(-raḥ) A variety of the Sami tree. E. śamī the Sami tree, to get, (to resemble,) aff. ka, and the vowel made short; also śamīra .

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Śamīra (शमीर).—m.

(-raḥ) A small variety of the Mimosa Suma. E. śamī the Sami tree, and ra aff. of diminution; also sometimes read śamira .

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Samira (समिर).—m.

(-raḥ) Wind, air. E. sam, with, īr to go, aff. ka, and the vowel made short; also samīra .

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Samīra (समीर).—m.

(-raḥ) Air, wind. E. sam every way, īr to go, aff. ac .

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

Samira (समिर).—see samīra.

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Samīra (समीर).—i. e. sam [Pagê14-b+ 41] -īr + a, m. Air, wind, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 8, 24, 36; [Prabodhacandrodaya, (ed. Brockhaus.)] 80, 3.

Samīra can also be spelled as Samira (समिर).

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

Samīra (समीर).—[masculine] wind, air (also in the body).

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

1) Śamira (शमिर):—[from śam] m. (cf. śamīra) a small variety of the Śamī tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Śamīra (शमीर):—[from śam] m. = śamira, [Pāṇini 5-3, 88.]

3) Samira (समिर):—[=sam-ira] m. = sam-īra, wind, air (See sam-√īr), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of Śiva, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) Samīra (समीर):—[=sam-īra] [from sam-īr] m. air, breeze, wind (also of the body See below), [Mahābhārata; Kāvya literature] etc.

6) [v.s. ...] the god of wind, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] the Śamī tree, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

8) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a people, [Mahābhārata]

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

1) Śamira (शमिर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A variety of the Shami tree or mimosa.

2) Śamīra (शमीर):—(raḥ) 1. m. A small variety of the Momosa suma.

3) Samira (समिर):—(raḥ) 1. m. Wind, air.

4) Samīra (समीर):—[samī+ra] (raḥ) 1. m. Air, wind.

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

Samira (समिर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Samira, Samīra, Sāmīra.

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Samira 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Samīra (समीर) [Also spelled samir]:—(nf) air, breeze; ~[ṇa] air, breeze.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

1) Samira (समिर) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Samira.

2) Samīra (समीर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Samīra.

3) Samīra (समीर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Samīra.

4) Sāmīra (सामीर) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Sāmīra.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Samīra (ಸಮೀರ):—

1) [noun] air; wind.

2) [noun] Vāyu, the Wind-God.

3) [noun] the tree Acacia suma of Mimosae family.

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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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