Bhasmahvaya, aka: Bhasmāhvaya, Bhasman-ahvaya; 2 Definition(s)

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Bhasmāhvaya (भस्माह्वय).—camphor.

Derivable forms: bhasmāhvayaḥ (भस्माह्वयः).

Bhasmāhvaya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhasman and āhvaya (आह्वय).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhasmāhvaya (भस्माह्वय).—m.

(-yaḥ) Camphor. E. bhasman ashes, āhvaya a name.

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