Piyusha, aka: Pīyūṣa; 5 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Pīyūṣa can be transliterated into English as Piyusa or Piyusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Pīyūṣa (पीयूष) is found in the Rigveda and later in the sense of the first milk of the cow after calving, ‘biestings’. Usually the term is applied metaphorically to the sap of the Soma plant.

Source: archive.org: Vedic index of Names and Subjects

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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pīyūṣa (पीयूष).—n S Nectar. 2 Biestings.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pīyūṣa (पीयूष).—n Nectar. Biestings.

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

Pīyūṣa (पीयूष).—[pīy-uṣan, Uṇ.4.76]

1) Nectar, ambrosia; मनसि वचसि काये पुण्यपीयूषपूर्णाः (manasi vacasi kāye puṇyapīyūṣapūrṇāḥ) Bh.2.78; इमां पीयूष- लहरीम् (imāṃ pīyūṣa- laharīm) G. L.53.

2) Milk in general.

3) The milk of a cow during the first seven days after calving.

4) The first milk given by a cow after calving.

Derivable forms: pīyūṣaḥ (पीयूषः), pīyūṣam (पीयूषम्).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pīyūṣa (पीयूष).—n. (ṣaṃ) 1. The food of the gods, ambrosia, nectar. 2. Milk. mn.

(-ṣaḥ-ṣaṃ) The milk of a cow during the first seven days after calv- ing. E. pīya Sautra root, to be kind or love, ūṣan Unadi aff. In the last sense the word is also written peyūṣa .

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

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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