Yavanapriya, Yavana-priya: 5 definitions
Yavanapriya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India. 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.
India history and geogprahySource: archive.org: Nilamata Purana: a cultural and literary study (history)
Yavanapriya (यवनप्रिय) is the name of a Nāga mentioned in the Nīlamatapurāṇa.—By mentioning a Nāga Yavanapriya the Nīlamata refers to the Yavanas—the most esteemed of the foreign people.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Derivable forms: yavanapriyam (यवनप्रियम्).
Yavanapriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yavana and priya (प्रिय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-yaṃ) Black pepper. E. yavana a Yavana, and priya fond of.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yavanapriya (यवनप्रिय).—m. black pepper.
Yavanapriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yavana and priya (प्रिय).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Yavanapriya (यवनप्रिय):—[=yavana-priya] [from yavana] n. ‘dear to Y°’, pepper, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
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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