Svecchahara, Svēcchāhāra, Svecchāhāra: 5 definitions
Svecchahara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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 Svechchhahara.
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Marathi-English dictionarySource: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary
svēcchāhāra (स्वेच्छाहार).—a S pop. svēcchāhārī a That lives upon any food he pleases.
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: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-raḥ-rā-raṃ) Omnivorous, eating anything at pleasure. E. svecchā and āhāra food.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svecchāhāra (स्वेच्छाहार).—i. e.
Svecchāhāra is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms svecchā and āhāra (आहार).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svecchāhāra (स्वेच्छाहार):—[from svecchā > sva] mfn. eating anything at one’s pleasure (ra-vihāra m. ‘feeding and roaming [according to] to one’s inclination’), [Hitopadeśa]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Svecchāhāra (स्वेच्छाहार):—[svecchā+hāra] (raḥ-rā-raṃ) a. Eating any thing.
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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Svecchaharavihara.
Ends with: Kritasvecchahara.
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