Yavapishta, aka: Yavapiṣṭa, Yava-pishta; 1 Definition(s)


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The Sanskrit term Yavapiṣṭa can be transliterated into English as Yavapista or Yavapishta, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

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Yavapiṣṭa (यवपिष्ट).—barleymeal.

Derivable forms: yavapiṣṭam (यवपिष्टम्).

Yavapiṣṭa is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms yava and piṣṭa (पिष्ट). See also (synonyms): yavakṣoda, yavacūrṇa.

Source: DDSA: The practical 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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