Acanta, Ācānta, Acamta: 7 definitions


Acanta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

Alternative spellings of this word include Achanta.

Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ācānta (आचान्त).—p. p.

1) Sipped and ejected as water.

2) (Actively used) One who has rinsed his mouth or sipped water.

3) Fit for sipping.

-tīḥ f. Sipping (water) for purifying the mouth; B. R.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ācānta (आचान्त).—mfn.

(-ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) 1. Sipped and ejected, (as water.) 2. One who has rinced his mouth, &c. E. āṅ before cam to eat, affix kta.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ācānta (आचान्त).—[adjective] sipped (water); rinsed or having rinsed (the mouth).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Ācānta (आचान्त):—[=ā-cānta] [from ā-cam] a mfn. one who has sipped water, [Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Manu-smṛti; Yājñavalkya]

2) [=ā-cānta] b etc. See ā-√cam.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ācānta (आचान्त):—[ā-cānta] (ntaḥ-ntā-ntaṃ) p. Rinced.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Ācānta (आचान्त) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Āyaṃta.

context information

Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family (even English!). Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Ācāṃta (ಆಚಾಂತ):—[adjective] sipped and spit out (as water before religious ceremonies, as a part of ceremonious cleansing).

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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