Andhas: 9 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Andhas (अन्धस्).—n. [ad-asun num dhaśca; adernumdhau ca Uṇādi-sūtra 4.25]

1) Food; द्विजातिशेषेण यदेतदन्धसा (dvijātiśeṣeṇa yadetadandhasā) Kirātārjunīya 1.39; सशेष एवान्धसि असावतृप्यत् (saśeṣa evāndhasi asāvatṛpyat) Daśakumāracarita 133,157 Viś. Guṇa.11; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 3.193.34. (supposed to have in the Veda the senses of Soma, the herb itself, or its juice; juice, ghee or boiled rice, but usually taken to mean 'food' only by Indian lexicographers and commentators.

2) Grassy ground उभे यत्ते महिना शुभ्रे अन्धसी अधिक्षियन्ति पूरवः (ubhe yatte mahinā śubhre andhasī adhikṣiyanti pūravaḥ) Ṛgveda 7.96.2. [cf. Gr. andhos.]

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

Andhas (अन्धस्).—n.

(-ndhaḥ) Boiled rice. E. ada to eat, nam inserted, and asun Unadi affix, da changed to dha.

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

Andhas (अन्धस्).—n. The sacrificial food (ved.), Chr. 291, 6 = [Rigveda.] i. 85, 6.

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

Andhas (अन्धस्).—1. [neuter] darkness.

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Andhas (अन्धस्).—2. [neuter] herb, juice, [especially] of the Somaplant, juice or food i.[grammar]

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

1) Andhas (अन्धस्):—[from andh] 1. andhas n. darkness, obscurity, [Ṛg-veda]

2) 2. andhas n. ([Greek] ἄνθος), a herb

3) the Soma plant

4) Soma juice, [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

5) juice, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

6) grassy ground, [Ṛg-veda vii, 96, 2]

7) food, [Mahābhārata iii, 13244; Bhāgavata-purāṇa]

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

Andhas (अन्धस्):—n.

(-ndhaḥ) 1) (ved.) Food in general.

2) Food as offered in sacrifice, Soma or Ghee.

3) Boiled rice. Comp. anna. [vo andhasaḥ in the Ṛg-V. 8. 92. 1. is noticed by the Ṛgv. Prātiśākhya on account of the preservation of a after o.] E. ad, uṇ. aff. asun with num āgama and dh instead of d. For the etym. of this word see the Preface.

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

Andhas (अन्धस्):—(ndhaḥ) 5. n. Boiled rice.

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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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