Annaprashana, Annaprāśana, Anna-prashana: 22 definitions


Annaprashana means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

Annaprashana has 20 English definitions available.

The Sanskrit term Annaprāśana can be transliterated into English as Annaprasana or Annaprashana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Alternative spellings of this word include Annprashan.

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Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Annaprāśana (अन्नप्राशन):—(anna + prāśana) n. die erste Fütterung des Kindes mit Reis, eine religiöse Handlung, die im 6ten Monat nach der Geburt vollzogen wird, [Manu’s Gesetzbuch 2, 34.] [Yājñavalkya’s Gesetzbuch 1, 12.] [Weber’s Verzeichniss No. 321. 1020. 1031.] Diesen Namen führt ein Pariśiṣṭa zum [Sāmaveda] [Weber’s Indische Studien I, 59.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Annaprāśana (अन्नप्राशन):—n. erste Fütterung des Kindes mit Reis. Auch Titel eines Pariśischta zum [Sāmaveda (roth). ]

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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 (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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