Kravya: 10 definitions



Kravya 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.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kravya (क्रव्य).—n S Raw flesh. 2 Flesh.

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

kravya (क्रव्य).—n Raw flesh. Flesh.

context information

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

Kravya (क्रव्य).—Raw flesh, carrion, स्थपुटगतमपि क्रव्यमव्यग्रमत्ति (sthapuṭagatamapi kravyamavyagramatti) Māl.5.16. [cf. Gr. kreas; L. caro]

Derivable forms: kravyam (क्रव्यम्).

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

Kravya (क्रव्य).—n.

(-vyaṃ) 1. Flesh. 2. Raw flesh. E. kṛpa to be able, yat affix. and pa. changed to va; the latter becomes dental before ya.

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

Kravya (क्रव्य).—n. Raw flesh, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 4, 18, 24.

— Cf. base [Latin] caro, base caron; [Gothic.] hraiv.

— Cf. also krūra.

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

Kravya (क्रव्य).—[neuter] raw flesh, carrion.

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

1) Kravya (क्रव्य):—[from kravi] mfn. = krūra, [Taittirīya-saṃhitā v]

2) [v.s. ...] m. perhaps = agni kravyād (q.v.), [Śāṅkhāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) [v.s. ...] n. ([Nirukta, by Yāska]) raw flesh, carrion, [Bhāgavata-purāṇa; Kathāsaritsāgara]

context information

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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