Ayuhstoma, Āyuḥstoma, Ayus-stoma, Ayuhshtoma: 3 definitions



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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āyuḥstoma (आयुःस्तोम).—(āyuṣṭhomaḥ) a sacrifice performed to obtain long life.

Derivable forms: āyuḥstomaḥ (आयुःस्तोमः).

Āyuḥstoma is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms āyus and stoma (स्तोम).

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

Āyuḥṣṭoma (आयुःष्टोम):—[=āyuḥ-ṣṭoma] [from āyuḥ > āyu] m. a ceremony performed to obtain longevity and forming together with the Go and Jyotis part of the Abhi-plava ceremony (cf. āyus), [Taittirīya-saṃhitā; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa; Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra etc.]

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Āyuḥṣṭoma (आयुःष्टोम):—m. Lebensfeier (eine best. Begehung).

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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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