Payas, aka: Pāyas; 3 Definition(s)
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1) Water; Bhāg.8.2.4; पयसा कमलं कमलेन पयः पयसा कमलेन विभाति सरः (payasā kamalaṃ kamalena payaḥ payasā kamalena vibhāti saraḥ).
2) Milk; पयःपानं भुजङ्गानां केवलं विषवर्धनम् (payaḥpānaṃ bhujaṅgānāṃ kevalaṃ viṣavardhanam) H.3.4; R.2.36,63;14,78 (where both senses are intended).
3) Semen virile.
5) Ved. Night.
6) Vital spirit, power, strength (Ved). (payas is changed to payo before soft consonants).
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Pāyas (पायस्).—a. (-sī f.) [पयसो विकारः अण् (payaso vikāraḥ aṇ)] Made of water or milk.
-saḥ, -sam 1 Rice boiled in milk with sugar; Ms.3.271; 5.7; Y.1.173; अतप्ततण्डुलो धौतः परिमृष्टो घृतेन च । खण्डयुक्तेन दुग्धेन पाचितः पायसो भवेत् (ataptataṇḍulo dhautaḥ parimṛṣṭo ghṛtena ca | khaṇḍayuktena dugdhena pācitaḥ pāyaso bhavet) || Pākarājeśvara.
3) An oblation of milk. rice, and sugar.
-sam 1 Milk.
2) Ambrosia, nectar.Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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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Manusmriti with the Commentary of Medhatithi (by Ganganatha Jha)
Verse 11.132 < [Section XV - Expiation for the killing of Cats and other Animals]
Verse 11.147 < [Section XVII - Expiation for the Sin of taking Forbidden Food]
Brihad Bhagavatamrita (by Śrīla Sanātana Gosvāmī)
Āpastamba Yajña-paribhāṣā-sūtras (by Āpastamba)
Satapatha Brahmana (by Julius Eggeling)
Kāṇḍa I, adhyāya 6, brāhmaṇa 4 < [First Kāṇḍa]
Kāṇḍa XII, adhyāya 8, brāhmaṇa 2 < [Twelfth Kāṇḍa]
Sushruta Samhita, Volume 6: Uttara-tantra (by Kaviraj Kunja Lal Bhishagratna)
Chapter XVII - Treatment of diseases of pupil and crystalline lens < [Canto I - Shalakya-tantra (ears, eyes, nose, mouth and throat)]
A Dictionary Of Chinese Buddhist Terms (by William Edward Soothill)