What does kâma mean?

Definitions for kâma
ˈkɑ məkâ·ma

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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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Kama

    kä′ma, n. the god of love in the Purânas: impure desire.—Also Cama, Ka′madeva.

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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  1. KAMA

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of kâma in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of kâma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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