Katvara, Kaṭvara: 6 definitions



Katvara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: gurumukhi.ru: Ayurveda glossary of terms

Kaṭvara (कट्वर):—Curd is churned without adding water along with butter

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kaṭvara (कट्वर).—n.

(-raṃ) 1. Sauce, condiment. 2. Buttermilk. 3. The skim or whey of curds. E. kaṭ to rain, &c. varac aff.

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

1) Kaṭvara (कट्वर):—[from kaṭ] a n. ([Uṇādi-sūtra iii, 1]; cf. kaṭura) buttermilk mixed with water, [Suśruta]

2) [v.s. ...] a sauce, condiment [commentator or commentary] on [Uṇādi-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. despised, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) b See above.

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

Kaṭvara (कट्वर):—(raḥ) 1. m. Sauce or condiment.

[Sanskrit to German]

Katvara 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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