Sauviraka, Sauvīraka: 7 definitions



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Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Sauviraka in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Sauvīraka (सौवीरक):—A Sanskrit word referring to the “Fermented barley-water” and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. Barley is a type of grass.

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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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[«previous next»] — Sauviraka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Sauvīraka (सौवीरक).—

1) The jujube tree.

2) An inhabitant of Suvīra.

3) Name of Jayadratha.

-kam Sour barleygruel.

Derivable forms: sauvīrakaḥ (सौवीरकः).

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

Sauvīraka (सौवीरक).—m.

(-kaḥ) The jujube tree. n.

(-kaṃ) Sour barley-gruel. E. kan added to the last.

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

Sauvīraka (सौवीरक).—[sauvīra + ka], m. An inhabitant of Sauvīra, [Rāmāyaṇa] 3, 53, 56.

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

Sauvīraka (सौवीरक).—[masculine] [plural] [Name] of a people.

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

1) Sauvīraka (सौवीरक):—[from sauvīra] m. = sauvīra, [Mahābhārata; Varāha-mihira’s Bṛhat-saṃhitā]

2) [v.s. ...] a contemptible Sauvīra, [Monier-Williams’ Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

3) [v.s. ...] Name of Jayad-ratha, [ib.]

4) [v.s. ...] the jujube tree, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

5) [from sauvīra] n. sour gruel, [Mahābhārata; Suśruta]

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Sauvīraka (सौवीरक):—

1) m. a) = sauvīra

1) [Mahābhārata 3, 15596.] [Varāhamihira’s Bṛhajjātaka S. 4, 23.] surāṣṭrasauvīrakayoryadantaram [Rāmāyaṇa 3, 53, 56.] — b) Zizyphus Jujuba [Rājanirghaṇṭa 11, 139.] —

2) f. vīrikā dass. [MADAN. 6, 27.] —

3) n. = sauvīra

2) a) [Rājanirghaṇṭa 15, 90.] [Mahābhārata 3, 16040.] [CARAKA 1, 27.] dessen Bereitung [Suśruta 1, 164, 7. - 80, 7. 157, 6. 2, 60, 1. 62, 2. 339, 10. 459, 6.]

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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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