Kshauma, Kṣauma, Kṣauma: 6 definitions
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The Sanskrit term Kṣauma can be transliterated into English as Ksauma or Kshauma, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).
Ayurveda (science of life)Source: archive.org: Sushruta samhita, Volume I
Kshauma (Linseed) oil is sweet. It subdues the bodily Vāyu and is strengthgiving, and pungent in digestion. Devoid of any eye-invigorating properties, it is hot though demulcent, and heavy. It increases the Pitta.
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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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Kṣauma (क्षौम).—a. [kṣu-man-svārthe aṇ] Made of linen, linen धारयामि च चीराणि शाणक्षौमाजिनानि च (dhārayāmi ca cīrāṇi śāṇakṣaumājināni ca) Mb.12.179.23.
-maḥ, -mam 1 Silken cloth, woven silk; क्षौमं केनचिदिन्दुपाण्डु तरुणा माङ्गल्य- माविष्कृतम् (kṣaumaṃ kenacidindupāṇḍu taruṇā māṅgalya- māviṣkṛtam) Ś.4.5; क्षौमान्तरितमेखले (kṣaumāntaritamekhale) (aṅke) R.1.8.
2) An airy room on the top of a house.
3) The back of an edifice.
4) A fortified place before a building.
-mam 1 Linen cloth. वासः क्षौमम् (vāsaḥ kṣaumam) Mahābhārata on VIII.3.37.
Derivable forms: kṣaumaḥ (क्षौमः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-maḥ-mī-maṃ) Linen, made of linen, coverd with it, &c. f. (-mī) Lin or flax, (Linum usitatissimum.) mn.
(-maḥ-maṃ) 1. An airy room on the top of a house. 2. An apartment on the top of a hall. 3. The back of an edifice. 4. A fortified place in front of a building. 5. A building of a particular form. 6. Wove silk: 7. Linen cloth E. kṣoma q. v. aṇ added.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṣauma (क्षौम).—i. e. kṣumā + a, I. adj., f. mī. 1. Made of flax, [Mānavadharmaśāstra] 2, 41. 2. Made of linseed-oil, [Suśruta] 1, 182, 20. Ii. (m. and n.) A linen garment, [Rāmāyaṇa] 5, 45, 4. Iii. n. Linseed, [Suśruta] 2, 364, 8.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Kṣauma (क्षौम).—[feminine] ī made of linen; [neuter] linen garment, linseed.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Kṣauma (क्षौम):—mf(ī)n. ([from] kṣumā; = kṣoma, [Uṇādi-sūtra i, 138]), made of linen, linen, [Lāṭyāyana; Gobhila-śrāddha-kalpa; Pāraskara-gṛhya-sūtra] etc.
2) covered with linen, [Horace H. Wilson]
3) prepared from linseed (as oil), [Suśruta]
4) mn. = aṭṭa (an airy room on the top of a house, apartment on the roof, back of an edifice, fortified place in front of a building, building of a particular form, [Horace H. Wilson]; cf. kṣoma), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
5) n. linen cloth or garment, [Kātyāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Gautama-dharma-śāstra; Manu-smṛti] etc. (also = dukūla, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.])
6) linseed, [Suśruta]
7) the flower of flax, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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