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draviṇam3.3.58NeuterSingularsādhakatamam, kṣetram, gātram, indriyam
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katamamfn(at-). (superlative of 2. ka-;declined as a pronominal,Gram. 236) , who or which of many? (exempli gratia, 'for example' katamena pathā yātās te-,by which road have they gone?) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
katamamfn(at-). it is often a mere strengthened substitute for ka-, the superlative affix imparting emphasis View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
katamamfn(at-). hence it may occasionally be used for"who or which of two?" (exempli gratia, 'for example' tayoḥ katamasmai-,to which of these two?) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
katamamfn(at-). it may optionally be compounded with the word to which it refers (exempli gratia, 'for example' katamaḥ kaṭhaḥ-,or katama-kaṭhaḥ-,which kaṭha- out of many?) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
katamamfn(at-). when followed by ca- and preceded yatama- an indefinite expression is formed equivalent to"any whosoever","any whatsoever", etc. (exempli gratia, 'for example' yatamad eva katamac ca vidyāt-he may know anything whatsoever) . In negative sentences katama- with cana- or katama- with api- = not even one, none at all (exempli gratia, 'for example' na katamaccanāhaḥ-,not even on a single day, on no day at all)
katamamfn(at-). in addition to the above uses katama- is said to mean"best","excessively good-looking" (see 3. ka-) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
ekatamamfn. (n. -at-) one of many, one (used sometimes as indef. article) View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
marakatamaṇim. the emerald gem View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
marakatamayamf(ī-)n. made of emerald View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sādhakatamamfn. most effective ( sādhakatamatva -tva- n.), View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
sādhakatamatvan. sādhakatama
stokatamasmfn. a little dark, View this entry on the original dictionary page scan.
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katama कतम pron. a. [किम्-डतम्] (˚मत् n.) P.II.1.63. Who or which of many; अपि ज्ञायते कतमेन दिग्भागेन गतः स जाल्म इति V.1; अथ कतमं पुनर्ऋतुमधिकृत्य गास्यामि Ś.1; कतमे ते गुणास्तत्र यानुदाहरन्त्यार्यमिश्राः Māl.1; G. L.22; Ki.6.4. (sometimes it is used merely as a strengthened substitute for किम्). When followed by च and preceded by यतम it means 'any whosoever', 'whatsoever'. In negative sentences कतम with चन or अपि means 'not even one', 'none at all'. It also means 'best or excessively goodlooking.'
ekatama एकतम a. (n. ˚मत् f.. ˚मा) 1 One of many. -2 One (used as an indefinite article).
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katama ka-tamá, inter. prn. which (of many)? i. 35, 7; iv. 51, 6; with caná any, x. 168, 3 [Lat. quo-tumu-s].
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katama inter. prn. who? what? which? (of many); -tará, inter. prn. who? which? (of two).
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katama ūtī abhy ā vavartati RV.10.64.1d; KB.20.2.
katamasmai tvā KS.37.13.
katamasmai svāhā VS.22.20; TS.7.3.15.1; MS.3.12.5: 161.12; KSA.3.5; śB.13.1.8.2; TB.3.8.11.1.
katamat svit kathāsīt (TS. kim āsīt) RV.10.81.2b; VS.17.18b; TS.4.6.2.4b; MS.2.10.2b: 133.6; KS.18.2b.
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sādhakatamamost efficient in the accomplishment of an action; the karaka called Karana: confer, compare साधकतमं करणम् । P. I. 4.42. See the word करण.
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katama pronoun which (of many)?
Frequency rank 3702/72933
katamaka adjective which (of many)?
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atyāvaśyakatama adjective extrem notwendig
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alakṣmīkatama adjective extremely unhappy
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ekatama adjective one (used sometimes as indef. article) (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))
one of many (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

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śuṣkatama adjective very dry
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sādhakatama adjective the most effective (Monier-Williams, Sir M. (1988))

Frequency rank 25822/72933
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katama

adhikatama   

adhikāt adhikam।

adyatanīyasya dinasya adhikatamaṃ tāpamānaṃ catvāriṃśat ḍigrīselasiasa iti asti।









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