rasa

[ruhs-uh]
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noun

(in Hindu aesthetics) flavor, sentiment, or emotion: regarded as one of the fundamental qualities of classical music, dance, and poetry.

Nearby words

  1. ras addar,
  2. ras dashan,
  3. ras dashen,
  4. ras shamra,
  5. ras tafari,
  6. rasbora,
  7. rasc,
  8. rascal,
  9. rascality,
  10. rascally

Origin of rasa

First recorded in 1790–1800, rasa is from the Sanskrit word rasa sap, fluid, essence

rason

[rah-sawn; English ras-on]

noun, plural ra·sa [rah-sah; English ras-uh] /ˈrɑ sɑ; English ˈræs ə/. Greek Orthodox Church.

a long, loose, black gown with wide sleeves, worn by the clergy.

Origin of rason

First recorded in 1930–35, rason is from the Medieval Greek word rháson a woolen cloth

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