Kvathita: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Kvathita (क्वथित) refers to “(water that is) boiled”, as mentioned in verse 5.18 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] not causing effluxions (of phlegm) and light (on the stomach is) water (that has) boiled and cooled down [viz., kvathita-śītala]. In case a humour is combined with choler, (it is) wholesome; having passed (a day, however), it (is) productive of the three humours”.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kvathita (क्वथित).—a. [kvath-kta]

1) Boiled, decocted; पक्षान्तयोर्वाऽप्यश्नीयाद्यवागूं क्वथितां सकृत् (pakṣāntayorvā'pyaśnīyādyavāgūṃ kvathitāṃ sakṛt) Manusmṛti 6.2.

2) Hot; अश्रुधाराः प्रमु- ञ्चन्ती संतापक्वथिताङ्गका (aśrudhārāḥ pramu- ñcantī saṃtāpakvathitāṅgakā) Kathāsaritsāgara 9.61.

-tam Spirituous liquor (prepared with honey).

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

Kvathita (क्वथित).—mfn.

(-taḥ-tā-taṃ) Boiled, decocted, stewed, digested. E. kvath to decoct, &c. affix kta.

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

1) Kvathita (क्वथित):—[from kvath] mfn. boiled, decocted, stewed, [Manu-smṛti vi; 20; Suśruta; Bhāgavata-purāṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] being hot, [Kathāsaritsāgara xc, 61]

3) [v.s. ...] digested, [Horace H. Wilson]

4) Kvathitā (क्वथिता):—[from kvathita > kvath] f. a decoction prepared with Curcuma, Asa foetida, and milk, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

5) Kvathita (क्वथित):—[from kvath] n. a spirituous liquor, (prepared with honey), [Nighaṇṭuprakāśa]

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

Kvathita (क्वथित):—[(taḥ-tā-taṃ) a.] Boiled.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Kvathita (क्वथित) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Kaḍhia.

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Kvathita 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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kvathita (ಕ್ವಥಿತ):—

1) [adjective] cooked.

2) [adjective] boiled.

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Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

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