Paryayanna, aka: Paryāyānna, Paryaya-anna; 2 Definition(s)


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Paryāyānna (पर्यायान्न).—food intended for another.

Derivable forms: paryāyānnam (पर्यायान्नम्).

Paryāyānna is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms paryāya and anna (अन्न).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Paryāyānna (पर्यायान्न) or Paryyāyānna.—n.

(-nnaṃ) Food that should have been given to some one else, as that of a Sudra to a Brahman, &c. E. paryāya, and anna food.

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