Ghas, Ghash: 10 definitions

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Ghas means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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.

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Vyakarana (Sanskrit grammar)

Source: Wikisource: A dictionary of Sanskrit grammar

Ghas (घस्).—Tad, affix इय (iya), occurring in Vedic Literature,applied to the word ऋतु (ṛtu), e.g. अयं ते योनिऋत्वीयः (ayaṃ te yoniṛtvīyaḥ); cf. Kās on P. V.1.106.

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Vyakarana (व्याकरण, vyākaraṇa) refers to Sanskrit grammar and represents one of the six additional sciences (vedanga) to be studied along with the Vedas. Vyakarana concerns itself with the rules of Sanskrit grammar and linguistic analysis in order to establish the correct context of words and sentences.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ghas (घस्).—1, 2 P. (ghasati, ghasti, ghasta) To eat, devour (a defective root used only to form certain tenses of ad).

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

Ghaṣ (घष्).—[(i) ghaṣi] r. 1st cl. (ghaṃṣate) To render handsome or brilliant. kṣaraṇe bhvā- ātma-aka-seṭ idit .

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

Ghas (घस्).—ii. 2, [Parasmaipada.] and † i. 1, [Parasmaipada.] To devour.

— Desider. jighatsa, To desire to devour, Mahābhārata 2, 1485.

— Cf. [Latin] gānea, ganeo; perhaps [Gothic.] gasts; A. S. gest.

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

Ghas (घस्).—ghasti devour, swallow, eat. [Desiderative] jighatsati.

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

Ghas (घस्):—not used in pr. ([class] 1. ghasati, [Dhātupāṭha xvii, 65]), but supplies certain tenses ([especially] [Aorist] and [Desiderative] [Pāṇini 2-4, 37]) of √ad ([Aorist] 2. and 3. sg. aghas, [Ṛg-veda]; aghās (?), [Atharva-veda xx, 129, 16]; 3. sg. aghat, aghasat [? [Jaiminīya-brāhmaṇa; Pāṇini 2-4, 37]], ajīghasat [Maitrāyaṇī-saṃhitā]; 3. [plural] akṣan, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda]; aghasan, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya] [Pāṇini 2-4, 37]; 2. [dual number] aghastām; 2. [plural] aghasta; [subjunctive] 2. sg. ghasas, 3. sg. sat, [Ṛg-veda]; 3. [plural] kṣan, [x, 95, 15]; [imperative] 3. [dual number] ghastām; [perfect tense] jaghāsa, [Ṛg-veda; Atharva-veda] etc.; 3. [plural] jakṣur, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa ii]; [Potential] jakṣīyāt, [Ṛg-veda x, 28, 1]; p. jakṣivas, [Atharva-veda; Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]; f. kṣuṣī, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa ii]),

—to consume or devour, eat:—[Desiderative] jighatsati (cf. [Pāṇini 2-4, 37; vii, 4, 49; Kāśikā-vṛtti]),

—to wish to consume or devour, wish to eat, [Atharva-veda v, 18, 1 and 19, 6; vi, 140, 1; Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa i, 9, 2, 12; Mahābhārata ii, 1485] (cf.jakṣ.)

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

1) Ghaṣ (घष्):—(ā, ṅa, i) ghaṃṣate 1. d. To render handsome or brilliant.

2) Ghas (घस्):—(ā, ḷ) ghasati 1. a. To eat. (i, ṅa) ghaṃsate To sprinkle.

[Sanskrit to German]

Ghas 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Ghas in Hindi refers in English to:—(nf) grass; —[pata] rubbish; weed and straw: worthless food; —[phusa] rubbish; weed and straw; —[katana/khodana/chilana] to undertake a petty/worthless job; to idle away one’s time; —[khana] said of one who betrays some sort of stupidity; to be bereft of wits or senses..—ghas (घास) is alternatively transliterated as Ghāsa.

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