Phalahara, Phalāhāra, Phala-ahara: 10 definitions
Phalahara 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 Falahar.
Purana and Itihasa (epic history)Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: The Purana Index
Phalāhāra (फलाहार).—A Pravara (Angiras).*
- * Matsya-purāṇa 196. 16.
The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
phalāhāra (फलाहार).—m See pharāḷa.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Phalāhāra (फलाहार).—feeding or living on fruits, fruit-meal.
Derivable forms: phalāhāraḥ (फलाहारः).
Phalāhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms phala and āhāra (आहार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Phalāhāra (फलाहार).—adj., f. rī, in order to fetch fruits, [Sāvitryupākhyāna] 4, 23.
Phalāhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms phala and āhāra (आहार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Phalāhāra (फलाहार).—[adjective] living on fruits.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Phalāhāra (फलाहार):—[from phala > phal] m. feeding or living on f°, [Suśruta]
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Hindi dictionarySource: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary
Phalāhāra (फलाहार) [Also spelled falahar]:—(nm) fruitarian diet; subsisting on a diet of fruits alone.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Phalahāra (ಫಲಹಾರ):—[noun] = (rightly) ಫಲಾಹಾರ [phalahara].
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1) [noun] a taking of fruits only for food.
2) [noun] a light meal.
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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