Yavaja, Yava-ja: 4 definitions

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Yavaja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Yavaja (यवज).—salt-petre, nitre, nitrate of potash; सौवर्चलं यवक्षारं सर्जिकां च हरीतकीम् (sauvarcalaṃ yavakṣāraṃ sarjikāṃ ca harītakīm) Śiva B.3.17.

Derivable forms: yavajaḥ (यवजः).

Yavaja is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yava and ja (ज). See also (synonyms): yavakṣāra, yavāhva, yavāpatya, yavanālaja.

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

Yavaja (यवज).—m.

(-jaḥ) Nitre. E. yava barley, and ja born: see yavakṣāra .

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

Yavaja (यवज).—[yava-ja], m. Saltpetre.

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

1) Yavaja (यवज):—[=yava-ja] [from yava] m. = -kṣāra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Ptychotis Ajowan, [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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