Samisa, Sāmisa, Samisha, Sāmiṣa: 9 definitions
Samisa means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, 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 term Sāmiṣa can be transliterated into English as Samisa or Samisha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
sāmisa : (adj.) fleshy; carnal; smeared with food.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Sāmisa, (adj.) (sa+āmisa) 1. holding food Vin. II, 214= IV. 198.—2. fleshly, carnal D. II, 298=M. I, 59; A. I, 81; Ps. II, 41. Opp. to nirāmisa spiritual (e.g. Ps. I, 59). (Page 705)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
1) Possessed of flesh.
2) Provided with meat; मध्यंदिनेऽर्धरात्रे च श्राद्धं भुक्त्वा च सामिषम् (madhyaṃdine'rdharātre ca śrāddhaṃ bhuktvā ca sāmiṣam) Manusmṛti 4.131.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary
Sāmiṣa (सामिष).—adj. (= Pali °sa; compare āmiṣa), (1) worldly, opp. to nir-āmiṣa (1): Mahāvyutpatti 6751; (2) fleshly, of the flesh, non-spiritual, opp. to nir-āmiṣa (2): (Ārya-)Mañjuśrīmūlakalpa 286.3, 5, 7.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Sāmiṣa (सामिष).—[adjective] with flesh.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Sāmiṣa (सामिष):—mf(ā)n. possessed of flesh or prey, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa]
2) provided with meat (as a Śrāddha), [Manu-smṛti iv, 131.]
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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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Sāmiṣa (सामिष) [Also spelled samish]:—(a) non vegetarian; —[bhojana] non vegetarian food.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Sāmiṣa (ಸಾಮಿಷ):—[noun] made of, containing meat (flesh of animals used as food).
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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