yavasura

Yavasura” means beer or ale in Sanskrit. This is a combined word “yava”+”sura”. “yava” is barley, “sura” has a lot of meanings – “alcoholic drink” or “drinking vessel” are among them. Other meanings like idol, sun, divinity, deity, wise man might be of interest and inline with the subject too.  in Lithuanian “Javai”= “yava” means grain, cereal, corn, crop – it is a main ingredient for beer. “Sura” sounds similar to “sour“. There is also Lithuanian word “Sula” and it means “juice”. Or “sūrus” – salty, or “sūris” – cheese.