Smera: 9 definitions


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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Smera (स्मेर).—a. [smi-ran]

1) Smiling; विलोक्य वृद्धोक्षमधिष्ठितं त्वया महाजनः स्मेरमुखो भविष्यति (vilokya vṛddhokṣamadhiṣṭhitaṃ tvayā mahājanaḥ smeramukho bhaviṣyati) Ku.5.7; Bv.2.4;3.2; Māl.1.6.

2) Blown, expanded, dilated, blooming; अधिकविकसदन्तर्विस्मयस्मेरतारैः (adhikavikasadantarvismayasmeratāraiḥ) Māl.1.28.

3) Proud.

4) Evident.

-raḥ 1 A smile.

2) Manifestation, appearance.

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

Smera (स्मेर).—mfn.

(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) 1. Smiling, laughing. 2. Blown, opened, expanded, (as a flower.) 3. Evident, apparent. m.

(-raḥ) Manifestation, appearance. E. ṣmi to smile, ran aff.

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

Smera (स्मेर).—i. e. smi + ra, I. adj. 1. Smiling, [Kāvya Prakaśa, 2. ed. Calcutta, 1865.] 121, 5; [Ratnāvalī, 2. ed. Calc.] p. 35, 10 (2. ed.). 2. Blown (as a flower), blooming, [Bhartṛhari, (ed. Bohlen.)] 1, 35; opened, [Mālatīmādhava, (ed. Calc.)] 16, 10. 3. Evident. Ii. m. Evidence, appearance.

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

Smera (स्मेर).—[adjective] smiling, friendly; expanded, blown; full of (—°).

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

1) Smera (स्मेर):—[from smi] a mf(ā)n. smiling, friendly, [Harivaṃśa; Kālidāsa; Kathāsaritsāgara] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] expanded, blown (as a flower), [Vāsavadattā; Sāhitya-darpaṇa]

3) [v.s. ...] proud (See [compound])

4) [v.s. ...] evident, apparent, [Horace H. Wilson]

5) [v.s. ...] (ifc.) gay, abounding in, full of [Harṣacarita]

6) [v.s. ...] m. a smile, laugh (in a-smera, sa-smeram, qq.vv.)

7) [v.s. ...] manifestation, appearance, [Horace H. Wilson]

8) b etc. See p. 1271, col. 3.

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

Smera (स्मेर):—[(raḥ-rā-raṃ) a.] Blown, blossomed, evident; smiling. m. Manifestation.

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

Smera (स्मेर) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Sera.

[Sanskrit to German]

Smera in German

context information

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

Smēra (ಸ್ಮೇರ):—

1) [adjective] smiling; laughing gently and friendly.

2) [adjective] (said of flower) expanded; blown.

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Smēra (ಸ್ಮೇರ):—

1) [noun] a gentle and friendly laugh; a smile.

2) [noun] that which is clear or is made clear.

3) [noun] the act of displaying, publishing.

4) [noun] proper respect for oneself; sense of one’s own dignity or worth; pride.

context information

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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