Cavya; 3 Definition(s)


Cavya 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Chavya.

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Marathi-English dictionary

cavya (चव्य).—n S A kind of long pepper, Piper chavya. Rox.

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cavyā (चव्या).—f S Orris root.

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cavyā (चव्या).—m (cau) The four of a suit of cards. 2 A throw of four with dice.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
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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-English dictionary

Cavyā (चव्या).—A kind of pepper. L. D. B.

See also (synonyms): cavi, cavika, cavyaka.

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Cavya (चव्य).—A kind of vegetable, pepper (Mar. cavaka); ग्रन्थिकं च पलां चव्यम् (granthikaṃ ca palāṃ cavyam)... Śiva. B.3.

Derivable forms: cavyam (चव्यम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Cavya (चव्य).—nf.

(-vyaṃ-vyā) A variety of pepper, (Piper chavya, Rox.) f.

(-vyā) Orris root. E. carv to be eaten, karmaṇi ṇyat affix and deriv. irr.

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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