Tuma: 3 definitions



Tuma means something in Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, 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.

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Pali-English dictionary

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

Tuma, (pron. -adj.) (most likely apostrophe form of ātuma =attā, Sk. ātman self; cp. also Sk. tman oneself. See Oldenberg, KZ. XXV. 319. Less likely=Sk. tva one or the other (Kern, Toev. s. v.). explained by Com. to A. III, 124 as esa. ) oneself, himself, etc.; every or anybody (=quisque) yaṃ tumo karissati tumo va tena paññāyissati (quid quisque faciat) Vin. II, 186=A. III, 124; Sn. 890 (cp. ātumānaṃ V. 888), 908; Pv III, 24 (=attānaṃ PvA. 181). (Page 305)

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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

ṭūma (टूम).—f (Imit.) Spruceness, flashiness, buckishness: also stately airs; swelling and strutting: also gaudiness, garishness, showiness, splendor of appearance gen. 2 A remarkable or striking point or feature; a particular excellence; a distinguishing air, cast, style: also any new and pretty thing; any curious device or curiosity; a new and striking thought, fancy, invention.

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

ṭūma (टूम).—f Spruceness, flashiness, buckish- ness. A remarkable or striking point or feature; a particular excellence. Any curious device or curiosity.

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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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