Amasaya, aka: Ama-ashaya, Āmāsaya, Āmāśaya, Amashaya; 4 Definition(s)

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Amasaya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali. 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 Āmāśaya can be transliterated into English as Amasaya or Amashaya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Pali-English dictionary

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āmāsaya : (m.) stomach.

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

Āmāsaya, (āma2 + āsaya, cp. Sk. āmāśaya & āmāśraya) receptacle of undigested food, i. e. the stomach Vism.260; KhA 59. Opp. pakkāsaya. (Page 104)

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmāśaya (आमाशय).—[āmasyāpakvānnasyāśayaḥ] 'receptacle of undigested food', the upper part of the belly to the navel, stomach.

Derivable forms: āmāśayaḥ (आमाशयः).

Āmāśaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āma and āśaya (आशय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āmāśaya (आमाशय).—m.

(-yaḥ) The stomach. E. āma hardness of the fæces, &c. and āśaya a station.

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