Havyavah, Havyavāh, Havya-vah: 5 definitions


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

Havyavah (हव्यवह्):—adj. (nom. vāḍ) [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 3, 2, 64. 66.] das Opfer (zu den Göttern) bringend: Agni [Ṛgveda 1, 12, 2. 44, 8. 67, 2. 3, 2, 2. 43, 1.] a.niṃ de.ā dadhire havya.āham [7, 11, 4.] [Mahābhārata 5, 483.] jihvāmagne cakṛṣe havyavāhā3m [Pāṇini’s acht Bücher 8, 2, 90, Scholiast] pl. [Ṛgveda 3, 43, 1], wo es mit [Sāyaṇa] von den Ṛtvij verstanden werden kann. a [The Śatapathabrāhmaṇa 1, 4, 5, 12.] m. Feuer, Agni [Halāyudha 1, 62.] [Weber’s Indische Studien 3, 390.] [Mahābhārata 3, 10590. 4, 50.] pitṝṇāṃ vāḍasi [13, 916.] [Rāmāyaṇa 2, 79, 11] (vāham hierher oder zu vāha). [Bhāgavatapurāṇa 5, 20, 17. 8, 15, 9.]

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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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