Kshayaroga, Kṣayarōga, Kṣayaroga, Kshaya-roga: 7 definitions



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The Sanskrit terms Kṣayarōga and Kṣayaroga can be transliterated into English as Ksayaroga or Kshayaroga, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: archive.org: Vagbhata’s Ashtanga Hridaya Samhita (first 5 chapters)

Kṣayaroga (क्षयरोग) refers to “consumption”, as mentioned in a śloka sometimes added after verse 5.33 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] goat’s curds, however, (are) destructive of phlegm, and choler, annihilative of consumption [viz., kṣayaroga], wholesome in hemorrhoids, dyspnea, and cough, and incentive of (gastric) fire”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kṣayarōga (क्षयरोग).—m (S) Consumption, Phthisis pulmonails.

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

kṣayarōga (क्षयरोग).—m Consumption. kṣayarōgī a Consumptive.

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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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kṣayaroga (क्षयरोग).—consumption.

Derivable forms: kṣayarogaḥ (क्षयरोगः).

Kṣayaroga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms kṣaya and roga (रोग).

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

Kṣayaroga (क्षयरोग).—m.

(-gaḥ) Consumption. E. kṣaya, and roga disease.

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

Kṣayaroga (क्षयरोग).—[masculine] the disease consumption.

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

Kṣayaroga (क्षयरोग):—[=kṣaya-roga] [from kṣaya > kṣi] m. consumption, [Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]

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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. 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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