Tami, Tamī, Tāmi, Tāmī: 11 definitions

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Tami means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tami (तमि) or Tamī (तमी).—f.

1) Night, especially a dark night; स तमीं तमोभिरभिगम्य तताम् (sa tamīṃ tamobhirabhigamya tatām) Śiśupālavadha 9.23; Bhāgavata 1.13.45.

2) A swoon, faint.

3) Turmeric.

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Tāmi (तामि) or Tāmī (तामी).—Restraining the breath until exhaustion is produced; Kauś.88.

Derivable forms: tāmiḥ (तामिः).

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

Tami (तमि).—f.

(-miḥ) Night. E. tam to be weary, in affix: see tama and tamī.

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

Tamī (तमी).—i. e. tam + a + ī, f. Night, [Śiśupālavadha] 9, 23.

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

Tāmi (तामि).—[feminine] suppression of the breath.

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Tāmī (तामी).—[feminine] suppression of the breath.

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

1) Tamī (तमी):—[from tama > tam] f. ([gana] gaurādi, [Gaṇaratna-mahodadhi 47]) night, [Śiśupāla-vadha ix, 23; Bhāgavata-purāṇa x, 13, 45; Golādhyāya vii, 10; Naiṣadha-carita vii, 45.]

2) Tami (तमि):—[from tamālinī > tam] a f. = (sub voce ma), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] turmeric, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) [from tamas] b etc. See, [ib. & [column] 2.]

5) Tāmī (तामी):—[from tāma] a f. = tamī, night, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc. [Scholiast or Commentator]]

6) [v.s. ...] See also mi.

7) Tāmi (तामि):—[from tāma] f. restraining the breath until exhaustion is produced, [Kauśika-sūtra 88.]

8) Tāmī (तामी):—[from tāma] b f. restraining the breath until exhaustion is produced, [Kauśika-sūtra 88.]

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

Tami (तमि):—(miḥ) 2. f. Night.

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

Tamī (तमी) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tamī.

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Tami 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Tamī (तमी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tamī.

context information

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

Tami (ತಮಿ):—[noun] a person lacking in knowledge; an ignorant person.

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Tami (ತಮಿ):—[noun] the period of actual darkness between sunset and sunrise; night.

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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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