Vyama, Vyāma: 12 definitions
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Pali-English dictionarySource: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary
vyāma : (m.) a fathom.Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Vyāma, see byāma & add ref. D. II, 18≈Vism. 136 (catu°pamāṇa). Vyāyata (vi+āyata) stretched; only neg. a° senseless, confused (should it be vyāyatta?) J. I, 496 (=avyatta C.). See also viyāyata. (Page 654)
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.
Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
vyāma (व्याम).—m S (Popularly vāṃva) A fathom.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Vyāma (व्याम).—A measure of length equal to the space between the tips of the fingers of either hand when the arms are extended; a fathom; (drumaṃ) दश- व्याममथोद्विद्धं निष्पत्रमकरोत्तदा (daśa- vyāmamathodviddhaṃ niṣpatramakarottadā) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.11.39; Daśakumāracarita 2.2.
Derivable forms: vyāmaḥ (व्यामः).
See also (synonyms): vyāmana.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ) 1. A fathom, or the space between the tips of the fingers of either hand when the arms are extended. 2. Disregard. 3. Smoke. E. bi before am to go, with āṅ prefix and ac aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vyāma (व्याम).—i. e. vi-yam + a, m. 1. A fathom, or the space between the tips of the fingers of either hand when the arms are extended, [Daśakumāracarita] in
Vyāma (व्याम).—[masculine] a fathom (lit. stretch -out).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Vyāma (व्याम):—[=vy-āma] m. ([probably] for vi-yāma q.v.; cf. vy-āyāma, sam-āma) the measure of the two extended arms (= 5 Aratnis), a fathom, [Atharva-veda; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] diagonal direction, [Atharva-veda]
3) [v.s. ...] disregard, disrespect (?), [Horace H. Wilson]
4) [v.s. ...] smoke (?), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) [v.s. ...] [plural] Name of a class of deceased ancestors, [Viṣṇu-purāṇa]
6) [v.s. ...] Costus Speciosus or Arabicus, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Vyāma (व्याम):—[vyā+ma] (maḥ) 1. m. A fathom; smoke; disregard.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Vyāma (व्याम) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Vāma.
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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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
1) [noun] a unit of length, equal to the distance between the tips of the middle fingers of both hands, when stretched apart away from the chest.
2) [noun] the cardinal number hundred; 100.
3) [noun] a man suffering from a disease; a sick man.
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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