Bhrishta, Bhṛṣṭa: 6 definitions



Bhrishta 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 Bhṛṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Bhrsta or Bhrishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Bhṛṣṭa (भृष्ट) or Bhṛṣṭadhānya refers to “fried grains” and is classified as a type of grain (dhānya) in the section on tṛṇadhānya (grassy grains) in the Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Tṛṇadhānya-prakaraṇa discusses the varieties and properties of grassy grains [...]. The properties of viz., bhṛṣṭa-dhānya (fried grains) such as lāja, dhānā, saktu, yavasaktu, caṇakayavasaktu and śālisaktu are explained.

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

bhṛṣṭa (भृष्ट).—p S Parched, roasted, grilled, broiled.

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

bhṛṣṭa (भृष्ट).—p Parched, roasted.

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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

Bhṛṣṭa (भृष्ट).—p. p. [bhrasj-kta] Fried, roasted, parched.

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

Bhṛṣṭa (भृष्ट).—mfn. (ṣṭaḥ-ṣṭā-ṣṭaṃ) Fried. E. bhrasj to fry, aff. kta, the vowel substituted for the semi-vowel.

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

1) Bhṛṣṭa (भृष्ट):—[from bhṛś] 1. bhṛṣṭa mfn. fallen etc., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) 2a etc. See under √bhrajj.

3) [from bhrajj] 2b mfn. (for 1. See p. 766, col. 1) fried, broiled, grilled, roasted, baked, [Gṛhya-sūtra and śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Suśruta etc.]

4) [v.s. ...] n. roasted meat (See next).

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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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