Avantisoma, Avanti-soma, Avantīsoma: 3 definitions
Avantisoma 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.
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Sanskrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Avantisoma (अवन्तिसोम) or Avantīsoma (अवन्तीसोम).—[avantiṣu soma iva] sour gruel (prepared from the fermentation of ricewater (kāñjikam).
Derivable forms: avantisomaḥ (अवन्तिसोमः), avantīsomaḥ (अवन्तीसोमः).
Avantisoma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms avanti and soma (सोम).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maṃ) Sour gruel, prepared from the fermentation of ricewater. E. avanti the city, ṣū to produce, man aff.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Avantisoma (अवन्तिसोम):—[=avanti-soma] [from avanti > avantaka] m. sour gruel (prepared from the fermentation of, rice-water), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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