Aikshava, Aikṣava: 5 definitions


Aikshava 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.

The Sanskrit term Aikṣava can be transliterated into English as Aiksava or Aikshava, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aikṣava (ऐक्षव).—a. (- f.) [इक्षु-अण् (ikṣu-aṇ)] Made of, or produced from, sugarcane, sugary.

-vam 1 Sugar.

2) A kind of spirituous liquor.

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

Aikṣava (ऐक्षव).—mfn.

(-vaḥ-vī-vaṃ) Sugar, sugary, produced from or relating to the sugar-cane. E. ikṣu sugar-cane, aṇ aff.

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

Aikṣava (ऐक्षव).—i. e. ikṣu + a, I. adj., f. , Made of sugar. Ii. n. Sugar.

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

Aikṣava (ऐक्षव).—[feminine] ī made of or coming from the sugar-cane; [neuter] sugar.

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

1) Aikṣava (ऐक्षव):—mf(ī)n. and aikṣavya ([from] ikṣu), made of or produced from the sugar-cane, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā vi; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

2) n. sugar, [Suśruta]

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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. 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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