Bhogavasa, Bhoga-avasa, Bhogāvāsa: 4 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bhogāvāsa (भोगावास).—the apartments of women, harem.

Derivable forms: bhogāvāsaḥ (भोगावासः).

Bhogāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhoga and āvāsa (आवास).

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

Bhogāvāsa (भोगावास).—m.

(-saḥ) The harem, the inner or women’s apartment. E. bhoga enjoyment, āvāsa abode.

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

Bhogāvāsa (भोगावास).—m. the harem.

Bhogāvāsa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bhoga and āvāsa (आवास).

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

1) Bhogāvāsa (भोगावास):—[from bhoga] m. ‘abode of pleasure’, the women’s apartments, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Bhogāvāsā (भोगावासा):—[from bhogāvāsa > bhoga] f. a sleeping-room, [Vāsavadattā]

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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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