Svalpahara, aka: Svalpāhāra, Svalpa-ahara; 4 Definition(s)


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Marathi-English dictionary

Svalpahara in Marathi glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

svalpāhāra (स्वल्पाहार).—m (S) Eating little; a slight repast; 2 attrib. also svalpāhārī a Moderate in eating, abstemious, temperate.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

svalpāhāra (स्वल्पाहार).—m Eating little; a slight repast.

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

Svalpahara in Sanskrit glossary... « previous · [S] · next »

Svalpāhāra (स्वल्पाहार).—a. eating very little, most abstemious.

Svalpāhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms svalpa and āhāra (आहार).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Svalpāhāra (स्वल्पाहार).—Adj. Most abstemious.

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