Mlecchabhojana, Mleccha-bhojana: 4 definitions

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Mlecchabhojana 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mlecchabhojana (म्लेच्छभोजन).—wheat.

-nam barley.

Derivable forms: mlecchabhojanaḥ (म्लेच्छभोजनः).

Mlecchabhojana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mleccha and bhojana (भोजन).

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

Mlecchabhojana (म्लेच्छभोजन).—m.

(-naḥ) Wheat. n.

(-naṃ) Half-ripe barley. E. mneccha an outcast, bhojana food.

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

Mlecchabhojana (म्लेच्छभोजन).—I. m. wheat. Ii. n. halfripe barley.

Mlecchabhojana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mleccha and bhojana (भोजन).

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

1) Mlecchabhojana (म्लेच्छभोजन):—[=mleccha-bhojana] [from mleccha > mlech] n. ‘food of b°’, wheat, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (also jya)

2) [v.s. ...] n. = yāvaka, half-ripe barley, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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