Annahoma, Anna-homa: 5 definitions


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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Annahoma (अन्नहोम).—a sacrifice (with 1 materials) connected with the Aśvamedha sacrifice.

Derivable forms: annahomaḥ (अन्नहोमः).

Annahoma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms anna and homa (होम).

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

Annahoma (अन्नहोम):—[=anna-homa] [from anna] m. a sacrifice connected with the Aśvamedha, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa]

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

Annahoma (अन्नहोम):—[tatpurusha compound] m.

(-maḥ) An oblation forming part of the ceremonies in the Aśvamedha; it is made in the fire of the Uttaravedi (q. v.) and continued during a whole night, consisting in the first watch of the night, of clarified butter (ājya or ghṛta), in the second of fried rice (saktu), in the third of fried barley (dhānāḥ) and in the fourth of fried corn (lājāḥ). Comp. annādhīśa. E. anna and homa.

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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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