Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: soma
IPA transcription: [s'oʊmə]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: human_body, physical_body, material_body, soma, build, figure, physique, anatomy, shape, bod, chassis, frame, form, flesh
    Meaning: alternative names for the body of a human being; "Leonardo studied the human body"; "he has a strong physique"; "the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak"
  • Synonyms: Soma
    Meaning: personification of a sacred intoxicating drink used in Vedic ritual
  • Synonyms: soma, haoma, Sarcostemma_acidum
    Meaning: leafless East Indian vine; its sour milky juice formerly used to make an intoxicating drink
Usage examples
  • The worship of rivers and wells which prevailed in many countries was connected with the belief that the principle of life was in moisture. In India, water was vitalized by the intoxicating juice of the Soma plant, which inspired priests to utter prophecies and filled their hearts with religious fervour.