Tumula: 17 definitions

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Tumula means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Tumul.

In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Shiva Purana - English Translation

Tumula (तुमुल) refers to “noisy”, according to the Śivapurāṇa 2.2.37. Accordingly:—“[...] Vīrabhadra took up all the great miraculous weapons for his fight with Viṣṇu and roared like a lion. [...] A noisy (tumula) terrible fight ensued between the Gaṇas and the guardians of the quarters, both roaring like lions”.

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

tumula : (adj.) great; big; grand.

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

Tumula, (Sk. tumala; to *teu, Lat. tumeo, tumulus, tumultus, etc. E. thumb (swelling), cp. tuṅga & tūla) tumult, uproar, commotion J. VI, 247 (by Com. explained as “andhakāra, ” darkness); Dpvs XVII. 100. (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

tumula (तुमुल).—n S Mingled, tumultuous, and vehement combat.

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tumula (तुमुल).—a S Tumultuous and furious--battle.

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

tumula (तुमुल).—a Tumultuous and furious-battle. n Vehement combat.

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tumula (तुमुल).—a.

1) Tumultuous, noisy; Mālatīmādhava (Bombay) 9.3; स शब्दस्तुमुलोऽ भवत् (sa śabdastumulo' bhavat) Bhagavadgītā (Bombay) 1.13,19.

2) Fierce, raging; बभूव युद्धं तुमुलम् (babhūva yuddhaṃ tumulam) R.3.57.

3) Excited.

4) Perplexed, confused; सेनानिवेशं तुमुलं चकार (senāniveśaṃ tumulaṃ cakāra) R.5.49.

-laḥ, -lam 1 An uproar, a tumult, clang.

2) A confused combat, melee; (also tumura).

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

Tumula (तुमुल).—mn.

(-laḥ-laṃ) 1. Mingled or tumultuous combat. 2. Uproar, clangour, tumult, tumultuous sound or noise. m.

(-laḥ) Beleric myrobalan. E. tu a Sautra root, to kill, to injure, &c. mulak affix; or with the vowel long tumūla. mn.

(-laḥ-laṃ) and la being changed to ra, tumura as above.

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

Tumula (तुमुल).—and sometimes tumala tumala (probably vb. tu), I. adj., f. , 1. Noisy, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 26, 6; tumala, Mahābhārata 7, 6670. 2. Tumultuous, [Harivaṃśa, (ed. Calc.)] 9609. 3. Excited, [Daśakumāracarita] in Chr. 188, 23. Ii. n. 1. Tumultuous combat, melée, Mahābhārata 2, 2688. 2. Tumult, Mahābhārata 6, 1642; tumala, 7, 6661.

— Cf. [Latin] tumultus.

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

Tumula (तुमुल).—[adjective] noisy, tumultuous, confused; [masculine] [neuter] noise, rumult, uproar.

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

1) Tumula (तुमुल):—[from tumura] mf(ā)n. tumultuous, noisy, [Lāṭyāyana ii, 3, 3; Mahābhārata] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. ([Latin]) tumultus, tumult, clatter, confusion, [Mahābhārata] (once m., [vii, 154, 21]) etc.

3) [v.s. ...] m. Terminalia Bellerica, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Tumūla (तुमूल):—[(laḥ-laṃ)] 1. m. Idem; uproar; clangor. m. Beleric myrobalan.

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

Tumula (तुमुल) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Tumula.

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Tumula in German

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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.

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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Tumula (तुमुल) [Also spelled tumul]:—(a) tumultous, uproarious; hence ~[] (nf).

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Tumula (तुमुल) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Tumula.

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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

Tumula (ತುಮುಲ):—

1) [adjective] perturbed; agitated; wild and noisy; uproarious; tumultuous.

2) [adjective] that results in grave consequence; involving difficulty, effort or considered action; serious.

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Tumula (ತುಮುಲ):—

1) [noun] the condition of the mind caused by utter confusion, indecision, vacillation, etc.

2) [noun] the condition characterised by uproar, great noise, as from internal fight, serious difference of opinions etc.

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Tumuḷa (ತುಮುಳ):—[adjective] = ತುಮುಲ [tumula]1.

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Tumuḷa (ತುಮುಳ):—[noun] = ತುಮುಲ [tumula]2.

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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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