Vema; 7 Definition(s)


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India history and geogprahy

Vema.—In the temple of Rāmaliṅgeśvara at Kandukūru, Nellore District, wherein it is stated that the victorious king Vema, the son of Anna-bhūpati of the Paṇṭa family glorified the age of Kali into that of Kṛta-yuga. King Vema referred to in this inscription is no doubt identical with Anavema of the inscription at Śrīśaila.

Source: Epigraphia Indica Vol. 36: Tenali plates of eastern Chālukya Vijayāditya I grant
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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Languages of India and abroad

Pali-English dictionary

vema : (m.) a shuttle.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Vema, (nt.) (fr. vāyati2, cp. Sk. veman (nt.); Lat. vimen) loom or shuttle DhA. III, 175; SnA 268. (Page 649)

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

vēmā (वेमा).—m S pop. vēma m n A weaver's instrument for pressing and closing the woof. Commonly phaṇī.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

vēmā (वेमा).—m Pop. vēma m n Weaver's instrument pressing and closing the wool.

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

Vema (वेम).—[veñaḥ sarvatra imanin Uṇ.4.163]. m., n. A loom; महासिवेम्नः सहकृत्वरी बहुम् (mahāsivemnaḥ sahakṛtvarī bahum) N.1.12; तुरीवेमादिकम् (turīvemādikam) T. S.; शुक्लं वयन्तो तरसा सुवेमौ (śuklaṃ vayanto tarasā suvemau) Mb.1.3.58.

Derivable forms: vemaḥ (वेमः).

See also (synonyms): veman.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Vema (वेम).—m.

(-maḥ) A loom. E. veñ to weave, aff. man .

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