Vacamyama, Vācaṃyama: 7 definitions


Vacamyama means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 Vachamyama.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Vacamyama in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vācaṃyama (वाचंयम).—a. Holding the tongue, maintaining perfect silence, silent, taciturn; उपस्थिता देवी तद्वाचंयमो भव (upasthitā devī tadvācaṃyamo bhava) V.3; विद्वांसो वसुधातले परवचःश्लाघासु वाचंयमाः (vidvāṃso vasudhātale paravacaḥślāghāsu vācaṃyamāḥ) Bv.4.42; वाचंयमत्वात् (vācaṃyamatvāt) R.13.44.

-maḥ A sage who maintains rigid silence.

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

Vācaṃyama (वाचंयम).—i. e. vāc + am-yam + a, m. A sage practising rigid taciturnity.

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

Vācaṃyama (वाचंयम).—[adjective] = vāgyata, [abstract] tva [neuter]

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

1) Vācaṃyama (वाचंयम):—[=vācaṃ-yama] [from vācaṃ > vāc] mf(ā)n. restraining speech or voice, silent, [Brāhmaṇa; Upaniṣad] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] m. a sage who practises silence, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of a man, [Catalogue(s)]

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

Vācaṃyama (वाचंयम):—[vācaṃ-yama] (maḥ) 1. m. A holy, taciturn, stoical sage.

[Sanskrit to German]

Vacamyama 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

[«previous next»] — Vacamyama in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Vācaṃyama (ವಾಚಂಯಮ):—

1) [noun] a man observing silence or restraining himself from talking.

2) [noun] a sage; an ascetic.

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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