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Etymology/ Definitionरोचनं रुचिकृत । अ.ह्र.सू.६/१४३ अरूणदत्त, रुच्यं रुचिकृत । अ.ह्र.सू.६/८४ अरूणदत्त
ReferenceA.H.Su.6/143 Arun`adatta, A.H.Su.6/81 Arun`adatta
Literary MeaningDelicious
Implied MeaningSubstances, which develop taste in various dietary recipes, are called Ruchya .
ElaborationThese substances have salty taste. All Lavan`a are taste promoting in nature ( e. g. Vaartaaka ( A. H. 6 / 81 )) giving salty sweet, sour tastes to the substances. The bitter taste in itself is not very tasty but it improves the taste of the mouth.
Contemporary ColloquialTaste promoters
AntonymAruchya, Asvaadu

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