Coshya, Cōṣya, Coṣya: 9 definitions


Coshya 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 terms Cōṣya and Coṣya can be transliterated into English as Cosya or Coshya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Choshya.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Coṣya (चोष्य) refers to “food to be sucked” and represents one of the six kinds of food (anna), according to the Vālmīki-Rāmāyaṇa Ayodhyākāṇḍa 94.20.—Vālmīkirāmāyaṇa gives us a five-fold classification of food items, which are [viz., coṣya].

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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

cōṣya (चोष्य).—a S (Possible, purposed, proper &c.) to be sucked, sorbile.

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

cōṣya (चोष्य).—a To be sucked.

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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

Coṣya (चोष्य).—= चूष्य (cūṣya) q. v.

Derivable forms: coṣyam (चोष्यम्).

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

Coṣya (चोष्य).— (cf. cūṣ, of which it is an anomalous ptcle. fut. pass.), adj. What is to be sucked, [Rāmāyaṇa] 1, 52, 4.

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

Coṣya (चोष्य):—[from cūṣ] mfn. = cūṣaṇīya, [Mahābhārata i f., xii, 191, 16] (cūṣ C), [Harivaṃśa 8255; Rāmāyaṇa i, 52, 24; Pañcatantra etc.]

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Coshya in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Cōṣya (ಚೋಷ್ಯ):—[noun] that which can be tasted, consumed (as a food) by way of sucking.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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