Shamsa, Śaṃsā, Śaṃsa, Samsha, Saṃśa: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit terms Śaṃsā and Śaṃsa and Saṃśa can be transliterated into English as Samsa or Shamsa or Samsha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
śaṃsā (शंसा).—See praśaṃsaka &c.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
3) Calling, invocation.
4) A charm, spell.
5) Wishing well to.
6) A blessing.
7) A curse.
Derivable forms: śaṃsaḥ (शंसः).
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2) Wish, desire, hope.
3) Repeating, narrating.
5) Conjecture, belief; मातास्य युगपद् वाक्यं विप्रियं प्रियशंसया (mātāsya yugapad vākyaṃ vipriyaṃ priyaśaṃsayā) Rām.2.72.41 (com. priyaśaṃsayā priyaśaṅkayā).
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Saṃśa (संश).—4 P.
1) To be calm.
2) To be allayed or extinguished, disappear; सत्वं संशाम्यतीव मे (satvaṃ saṃśāmyatīva me) Bk.18.28.
3) To be removed. -Caus.
1) To mitigate.
2) To settle, decide; बुद्ध्या संशमयन्ति नीतिकुशलाः साम्नैव ते मन्त्रिणः (buddhyā saṃśamayanti nītikuśalāḥ sāmnaiva te mantriṇaḥ) Pt.1. 376.
3) To end, kill.
Derivable forms: saṃśam (संशम्).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-sā) 1. Narrating. 2. Wish, desire. 3. Praise, flattery, eulogium. E. śaṃs to praise, &c., affs. aṅ and ṭāp.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṃsā (शंसा).—[śaṃs + ā], f. 1. Praise, [Pañcatantra] i. [distich] 80. 2. Speech. 3. Wish.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Śaṃsa (शंस).—[masculine] solemn utterance, invocation, summons, vow, praise, blessing, curse; [feminine] śaṃsā praise, eulogy, communication, message.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Śaṃsa (शंस):—[from śaṃs] m. recitation, invocation, praise, [Ṛg-veda]
2) [v.s. ...] wishing well or ill to, a blessing or a curse, [ib.]
3) [v.s. ...] a promise, vow, [ib.] (narāṃ śaṃsa, [Ṛg-veda ii, 34, 6], [probably]= narā-ś q.v.; ṛjur ic chaṃsa, [ii, 26, 1] either, by tmesis, ‘the right praiser’, or ṛju-śaṃsa as [adjective (cf. [masculine, feminine and neuter; or adjective])] ‘righteous, faithful’)
4) [v.s. ...] a spell, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]
5) [v.s. ...] calumny, [ib.]
6) Śaṃsā (शंसा):—[from śaṃsa > śaṃs] f. praise, flattery, eulogium, [Kāvya literature]
7) [v.s. ...] wish, desire, [Horace H. Wilson]
8) [v.s. ...] speech, utterance, announcement, [Rāmāyaṇa]
9) Śaṃsa (शंस):—[from śaṃs] mfn. reciting, proclaiming, praising, wishing (See agha-, duḥ-ś etc.)
10) Sāṃśa (सांश):—mfn. having or consisting of parts or shares, [Sāṃkhyapravacana]
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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Ends with (+27): Acaraprashamsa, Aghashamsa, Akshamsha, Anrishamsa, Anushamsa, Aprastutaprashamsa, Ashamsa, Atinrishamsa, Atmaprashamsa, Bhagavadbhaktiprashamsa, Duhshamsa, Dvinarashamsa, Gambhirashamsa, Gayaprashamsa, Guhaprashamsa, Haridranadiprashamsa, Hariharaprashamsa, Hataghashamsa, Hitashamsa, Jamishamsa.
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