Definitions for kamaˈkɑ mə

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Kama(noun)

    Hindu god of love and erotic desire; opposite of Mara


  1. kama(Noun)

    A sickle-like weapon, originally used as a tool for cutting weeds.

  2. Kama(ProperNoun)

    The Hindu god of love.

  3. Origin: From Кама.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Kama(noun)

    the Hindoo Cupid. He is represented as a beautiful youth, with a bow of sugar cane or flowers

  2. Origin: [Skr. kma love, the god of love.]


  1. Kama

    The kama is a traditional Filipino and Japanese farming implement similar to a sickle used for reaping crops and also employed as a weapon. The kama is often included in weapon training segments of karate, silat and in some Chinese martial arts.

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Kâma

    the Hindu Cupid, or god of love, a potent god of the Hindu pantheon, able to subdue nearly all the rest of the gods except Siva, who once with a single glance of his Cyclop eye reduced him to ashes for daring to bring trouble into his breast; he is one of the primitive gods of the Hindu pantheon, like the Eros (q. v.) of the Greeks. Kamchatka

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