धूम

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Sanskrit[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *dʰuh₂mós ‎(smoke). Cognates include Ancient Greek θυμός ‎(thumós), Latin fūmus and Old Church Slavonic дꙑмъ ‎(dymŭ).

Noun[edit]

धूम ‎(dhūmám

  1. smoke, vapor, mist (RV. etc.)
    • 8th c., Bhavabhuti, Uttararāmacarita (Rama's Last Act), Prelude to act III:
      अनेन पञ्चवटी दर्शनेन / अन्तर्लीनस्य दुःखाग्नेर् / अद्योद्दामं ज्वलिष्यतः ।
      उत्पीड इव धूमस्य / मोहः प्रागावृनोति माम् ॥
      anena pañcavaṭī darśanena / antarlīnasya duḥkhāgner / adyoddāmaṃ jvaliṣyataḥ .
      utpīḍa iva dhūmasya / mohaḥ prāgāvṛnoti mām ॥
      The sight of Panchavati / rekindles now the fire of sorrow / that had long been dormant in my heart
      but first, like a dense pall of smoke, / a delirium envelops me.
  2. smoke as a sternutatory (in 5 forms): a place prepared for the building of a house (Jyot.)
  3. a place prepared for the building of a house
  4. wheat (L.)
  5. a kind of incense (L.)
  6. saint

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References[edit]

  • Sir Monier Monier-Williams (1898) A Sanskrit-English dictionary etymologically and philologically arranged with special reference to cognate Indo-European languages, Oxford: Clarendon Press, page 0518