Rasa - the sap or juice of plants, juice of fruit, nectar

Ras - to taste, relish, to feel, perceive, be sensible of, to love, to desire to taste

Rasa - the sap or juice of plants, juice of fruit, any liquid or fluid, the best or finest or prime part of anything, essence, marrow, liquor, drink, syrup, elixir, potion, nectar, semen, and also ...

रस rasa m. soup

रस rasa m. melted butter

रस rasa m. mercury [ quicksilver ]

रस rasa m. any object of taste

रस rasa m. sap or juice of plants

रस rasa m. delight

रस rasa m. spice

रस rasa m. essence

रस rasa m. water

रस rasa m. juice of the sugar-cane

रस rasa m. taste

रस rasa m. metal or mineral in a state of fusion

रस rasa m. prevailing sentiment in human character

रस rasa m. best or finest or prime part of anything

रस rasa m. sauce

रस rasa m. desire

ras, to relish

rasa 2

rása [p= 869,2] [L=175486]
(ifc. f(ā).) the sap or juice of plants , Juice of fruit , any liquid or fluid , the best or finest or prime part of anything , essence , marrow RV. &c

MBh. Ka1v. &c


R. BhP.


scil. gavām) milk MBh.
869,3] [L=175492]
scil. viasya) poison Das3. Ra1jat.



esp.) the primary juice called chyle (formed from the food and changed by the bile into blood) ib.

śiva) Sarvad.

RV. i , 105 , 2



cf. upa- , mahā-r°)


Spinosa L.




amta L.

madhura , sweet ; amla , sour ; lavaa , salt ; kauka , pungent ; tikta , bitter ; and kaāya , astringent ; sometimes 63 varieties are distinguished , viz. beside the 6 original ones , 15 mixtures of 2 , 20 of 3 , 15 of 4 , 6 of 5 , and 1 of 6 flavours) S3Br. &c

of the number " six " VarBr2S. S3rutab.

MBh. Ka1v. &c


loc. with or scil. upari , or comp.) , love , affection , desire MBh. Ka1v. &c


rhet.) the taste or character of a work , the feeling or sentiment prevailing in it (from 8 to 10 rasas are generally enumerated , viz. śṛṅgāra , love ; vīra , heroism ; bībhatsa , disgust ; raudra , anger or fury ; hāsya , mirth ; bhayānaka , terror ; karua , pity ; adbhuta , wonder ; śānta , tranquillity or contentment ; vātsalya , paternal fondness ; the last or last two are sometimes omitted ; cf. under bhāva) Bhar. Das3ar. Ka1vya7d. &c

Uttarar. Ra1jat.

vaiṣṇavas) disposition of the heart or mind , religious sentiment (there are 5 rasas or ratis forming the 5 degrees of bhakti q.v. , viz. śānti , dāsya , sākhya , vātsalya , and mādhurya) W.


of the sacred syllable , " Om , " S3a1n3khGr2.

niāda and a śanakī L.
(H2) m.
[L=175487]water , liquor , drink
[L=175488]juice of the sugar-cane , syrup
[L=175489]any mixture , draught , elixir , potion
[L=175490]melted butter
[L=175491](with or
[p= (with or
[L=175494]soup , broth
[L=175495]a constituent fluid or essential juice of the body , serum , (
[L=175496]mercury , quicksilver (sometimes regarded as a kind of quintessence of the human body , else where as the seminal fluid of
[L=175497]semen virile
[L=175499]any mineral or metallic salt
[L=175500]a metal or mineral in a state of fusion (
[L=175503]a species of amaranth
[L=175504]green onion
[L=175507]taste , flavour (as the principal quality of fluids , of which there are 6 original kinds , viz.
[L=175509]any object of taste , condiment , sauce , spice , seasoning
[L=175510]the tongue (as the organ of taste)
[L=175511]taste or inclination or fondness for (
[L=175512]charm pleasure , delight
[L=175514]the prevailing sentiment in human character
[L=175516]a kind of metre
[L=175518]the son of a