Mukhavasana, Mukhavāsana, Mukha-vasana: 4 definitions

Introduction

Mukhavasana 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

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

mukhavāsana (मुखवासन).—m S A perfume for the mouth,--a drug, or the roll of leaf with betelnut taken as such, after a meal.

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-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mukhavāsana (मुखवासन).—a perfume used to scent breath.

Derivable forms: mukhavāsanam (मुखवासनम्).

Mukhavāsana is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms mukha and vāsana (वासन). See also (synonyms): mukhavāsa.

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

Mukhavāsana (मुखवासन).—m.

(-naḥ) A perfume for the mouth, any drug, as camphor or orris-root so used, or a composition usually taken in the form of a pill. E. mukha the mouth, and vāsana perfuming.

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

1) Mukhavāsana (मुखवासन):—[=mukha-vāsana] [from mukha] n. mouth-perfume (= -vāsa), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] the smell of camphor, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] mfn. having the smell of camphor, [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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