Yaman, Yāman, Yamaṉ: 8 definitions


Yaman means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Tamil. 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yāman (यामन्).—n. Ved.

1) Going, motion.

2) Flight.

3) Coming, arrival.

4) A march, an expedition.

5) Invocation.

6) Offering, oblation.

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

Yāman (यामन्).—[yā + man], n. Going, Chr. 291, 1 = [Rigveda.] i. 85, 1 (ved. loc. without termination).

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

Yāman (यामन्).—[neuter] going, motion, course, fight; march, expedition, approaching with prayers, invocation.

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

1) Yāman (यामन्):—[from ] 1. yāman n. (for 2. See p. 851, col. 3) going, coming, motion, course, flight, [Ṛg-veda]

2) [v.s. ...] march, expedition, [ib.]

3) [v.s. ...] approaching the gods, invocation, prayer, sacrifice etc., [ib.; Atharva-veda; Taittirīya-saṃhitā] ([locative case] yāman sometimes = this time or turn).

4) [from yāma] 2. yāman n. (for 1. See p. 850, col. 1) = niyamana, [Tāṇḍya-brāhmaṇa [Scholiast or Commentator]]

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Yaman 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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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Yamaṉ (யமன்) noun < Yama.

1. Yama, the God of Death, regent of the south, one of aṣṭa-tikku-p-pālakar, q.v.; அஷ்டதிக்குப்பாலகரு ளொருவனும் தென்றிசைக்கு உரியவனுமான கடவுள். (திவா.) எருமைப் பகட்டின்மிசை யமனேறவே [ashdathikkuppalagaru loruvanum thenrisaikku uriyavanumana kadavul. (thiva.) erumaip pagattinmisai yamanerave] (தக்கயாகப்பரணி [thakkayagapparani] 463).

2. A fang of the serpent, one of four naccu-p-pal, q.v.; நாகத்தின் நச்சுப்பல் நான்கனுளொன்று. [nagathin nachuppal nankanulonru.] (சீவகசிந்தாமணி [sivagasindamani] 1288, உரை. [urai.])

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Yaman is another spelling for यमन [yamana].—n. 1. the act of restraining; curbing or binding; 2. stopping; ceasing;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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