Asuta, Asūta, Ashuta, Āśutā: 7 definitions

Introduction

Introduction:

Asuta means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Āśutā can be transliterated into English as Asuta or Ashuta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Āsuta (आसुत) refers to a variety of fermented gruels (kāñjika), according the 17th-century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Another liquid preparation is Kāñjika (fermented gruel). Here the properties and preparation of varieties of fermented gruels [such as āsuta].

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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

asūta (असूत) [or द, da].—n (utsikta S or uṃśīta) The repercussion, during eating or drinking, of a particle in its passage over the epiglottis, and the violent agitation occasioned. v . Ex. tū hāsūṃ nakō tulā a0 jāīla. a0 or asudā jāṇēṃ v imp To go the wrong way.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

asūta (असूत) [or da, or द].—n The repercussion of a particle while eating or drinking in its passage over the epiglottis and the violent agitation caused.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Asuta (असुत).—a.

1) Childless.

2) Ved. Not pressed out, not cleared or purified (as the Soma juice).

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Asūta (असूत).—a. One who has not brought forth, barren; असूतिका रामायण्यपचित् प्र पतिष्यति (asūtikā rāmāyaṇyapacit pra patiṣyati) Av.6.83.3.

See also (synonyms): asūtika.

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Āśutā (आशुता).—Quicknees, speed.

See also (synonyms): āśutva.

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

Asuta (असुत).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Childless. E. a neg. suta a son, &c.

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

Asūta (असूत).—[adjective] untrodden, unknown.

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

1) Asuta (असुत):—[=a-suta] mfn. (√3. su), not pressed out, not ready (as the Soma juice), [Ṛg-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

2) Asūta (असूत):—[=a-sūta] mfn. having no charioteer, [Rāmāyaṇa]

3) Āsuta (आसुत):—[=ā-suta] [from ā-su] n. a manner of pressing the Soma, [Chāndogya-upaniṣad v, 12, 1]

4) [v.s. ...] a mixture, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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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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