Gavahnika, Gavāhnika, Gava-ahnika: 7 definitions

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Gavāhnika (गवाह्निक).—the daily measure of food given to a cow; a kind of व्रत (vrata); निरुद्विग्नस्तु यो दद्यान्मासमेकं गवाह्निकम् (nirudvignastu yo dadyānmāsamekaṃ gavāhnikam) Mb.13.133.3.

Derivable forms: gavāhnikam (गवाह्निकम्).

Gavāhnika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gava and āhnika (आह्निक).

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

Gavāhnika (गवाह्निक).—n.

(-kaṃ) A day’s feed for a cow. E. go and āhnika daily.

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

Gavāhnika (गवाह्निक).—n. the daily food of a cow, Mahābhārata 13, 6175.

Gavāhnika is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms gava and āhnika (आह्निक).

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

Gavāhnika (गवाह्निक):—[from gava > gav] n. the daily amount of food given to a cow, [Mahābhārata xiii, 6175 ff.]

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

Gavāhnikā (गवाह्निका):—[gavā+hnikā] (kā) 1. f. Cow’s food for a day, its daily allowance.

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