Aghara, Āghāra: 8 definitions

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Aghara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

āghāra (आघार).—m S Dropping clarified butter upon the offerings at sacrifices.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āghāra (आघार).—

1) Sprinkling (in general).

2) Especially, sprinkling clarified butter upon the fire at certain sacrifices; प्रासाज्यभागावाघारौ दत्त्वा चाज्यप्लुतं हविः (prāsājyabhāgāvāghārau dattvā cājyaplutaṃ haviḥ) Bhāg. 11.27.4.

3) Ghee, clarified butter.

Derivable forms: āghāraḥ (आघारः).

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

Āghāra (आघार).—m.

(-raḥ) 1. Ghee or boiled butter. 2. Sprinkling. 3. Sprinkling ghee at certain sacrifices. E. āṅ, ghṛ to sprinkle, ghañ aff.

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

1) Āghāra (आघार):—[=ā-ghāra] a See ā-√ghṛ.

2) [=ā-ghāra] [from ā-ghṛ] b m. sprinkling clarified butter upon the fire at certain sacrifices, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Āśvalāyana-gṛhya-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] clarified butter, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Āghāra (आघार):—[ā-ghāra] (raḥ) 1. m. Ghee; sprinkling.

[Sanskrit to German]

Aghara in German

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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

Āghāra (ಆಘಾರ):—

1) [noun] the act of sprinkling of, esp. sprinkling of clarified butter upon the sacrificial fire; sprinkle.

2) [noun] ghee, clarified butter.

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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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