Amritashana, Amṛtāśana, Amrita-ashana: 6 definitions


Amritashana 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 Amṛtāśana can be transliterated into English as Amrtasana or Amritashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Amritashana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Amṛtāśana (अमृताशन).—m. 'one whose food is nectar'; a god, an immortal.

Derivable forms: amṛtāśanaḥ (अमृताशनः).

Amṛtāśana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms amṛta and aśana (अशन). See also (synonyms): amṛtāndhas, amṛtāśin.

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

Amṛtāśana (अमृताशन).—m.

(-naḥ) A deity. E. As before, aśana eating.

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

Amṛtāśana (अमृताशन):—[from a-mṛta > a-mūla] m. amṛta-prāśana q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Amṛtāśana (अमृताशन):—[amṛtā+śana] (naḥ) 1. m. Idem.

[Sanskrit to German]

Amritashana in German

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

[«previous next»] — Amritashana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Amṛtāśana (ಅಮೃತಾಶನ):—

1) [noun] one whose food is ambrosia; a god.

2) [noun] ambrosia or milk, as the food.

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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