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तम्

तम्
 tam [ tam ]


cl. 4. tā'myati ( Pāṇ. vii, 3, 74. rarely Ā. R. ii, 63, 46. Gīt. v, 16. pf. tatāma, ŚBr. iv. aor. Pass. atami, Pāṇ. vii, 3, 34. Kāś. Ved. inf. támitos, with ā' preceding, ' till exhaustion, ' TBr. i, 4, 4, 2. TāṇḍyaBr. xii Lāṭy. Āp. pf. Pass. p. -tāntá, q.v. ) to gasp for breath ( as one suffocating ), choke, be suffocated, faint away, be exhausted, perish, be distressed or disturbed or perplexed, RV. ii, 30, 7 ( ná mā tamat [ aor. subj. ] ' may I not be exhausted ' ) Kāṭh. TBr. etc.

to stop ( as breath ), become immovable or stiff, Suśr. Mālatīm. Amar. Rājat. v, 344

to desire ( cf. 2. °ma, °mata ), Dhātup. xxvi, 93: Caus. tamáyati ( aor. Pass. atāmi Pāṇ. vi, 4, 93, Kāś. ) to suffocate, deprive of breath, ŚBr. iii, 3, 2, 19 and 8, 1, 15. KātyŚr. vi, 5, 18

cf. á-tameru.