Navanna, Navānna, Nava-anna: 12 definitions

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Navanna means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Navann.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Navānna (नवान्न) refers to “fresh victuals”, which is mentioned in verse 3.13 of the Aṣṭāṅgahṛdayasaṃhitā (Sūtrasthāna) by Vāgbhaṭa.—Accordingly, “[...] Having thereupon bathed according to ritual—with the oil removed by an astringent—,rubbed (one’s body) with musk-charged saffron, (and) fumigated (oneself) with aloe-wood one shall (at last) turn to [...] fresh victuals [viz., navānna], lard, (and) sesame-oil; (besides), to tepid water for purification (and) a bed covered with a quilt, hide, and silk, ramie, or goat’s-hair sheet [...]”.

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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

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

navānna (नवान्न).—n (S New food.) New corn or grain (of the year). 2 The first dressing of it. 3 A kind of rice.

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

navānna (नवान्न).—n New corn or grain (of the year). The first dressing of it. A kind of rice.

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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 dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Navānna (नवान्न).—

1) new rice or grain.

2) a ceremony performed on first eating the new rice.

Derivable forms: navānnam (नवान्नम्).

Navānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nava and anna (अन्न).

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

Navānna (नवान्न).—n.

(-nnaṃ) 1. New rice or grain. 2. A ceremony observed on first eating the rice, &c. of the last harvest. E. nava, and anna food.

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

Navānna (नवान्न).—[neuter] the first fruits; navānneṣṭi [feminine] sacrifice of the first fruits.

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

1) Navānna (नवान्न):—[from nava] n. new rice or grain

2) [v.s. ...] first-fruits, [Aitareya-brāhmaṇa; Manu-smṛti]

3) [v.s. ...] a ceremony observed on first eating n° rice etc., [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

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

Navānna (नवान्न):—[navā+nna] (nnaṃ) 1. n. New grain.

[Sanskrit to German]

Navanna 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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Hindi dictionary

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Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Navānna (नवान्न) [Also spelled navann]:—(nm) new corn (of a harvest).

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Navānna (ನವಾನ್ನ):—[noun] a feast with new rice got during Mārgaśirṣa, the ninth month of Hindu lunar calendar.

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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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