Trinadhanya, Tṛṇadhānya, Trina-dhanya: 5 definitions


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The Sanskrit term Tṛṇadhānya can be transliterated into English as Trnadhanya or Trinadhanya, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Tṛṇadhānya (तृणधान्य) refers to “grassy grains” and represents one of the three types of grains (dhānya), according to the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—Tṛṇadhānya-prakaraṇa discusses the varieties and properties of grassy grains such as kaṅgu (foxtail millet), kadrava (kodo millet), śyāmāka, varaka and kurī (common millet). The properties of bhṛṣṭadhānya (fried grains) such as lāja, dhānā, saktu, yavasaktu, caṇakayavasaktu and śālisaktu are explained. The properties of pṛthuka (beaten rice), holaka (half ripened pulse), umbī (fried stalks of wheat), kulmāṣā (sour gruel), dagdhabīja (burnt seeds), bhṛṣṭacaṇaka (well fried bengal gram), svinnadagdhabīja (boiled burnt seeds)and taptajalārdracaṇaka (wet bengal gram) are also discussed herein.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

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Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

tṛṇadhānya (तृणधान्य).—n (S) A grain gen. growing like grass; such as nācaṇī, varī, sāvā, rājagirā, rāḷā, dēva- bhāta, baraṭī or baraga &c. 2 Applied to any wildgrowing grain.

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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

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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Tṛṇadhānya (तृणधान्य).—grain growing wild or without cultivation (Mar. devabhāta).

Derivable forms: tṛṇadhānyam (तृणधान्यम्).

Tṛṇadhānya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms tṛṇa and dhānya (धान्य).

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

Tṛṇadhānya (तृणधान्य).—m.

(-nyaḥ) Grain growing wild or without cultivation. E. tṛṇa grass, and dhānya grain, corn.

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

Tṛṇadhānya (तृणधान्य):—[=tṛṇa-dhānya] [from tṛṇa] n. wild rice, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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