Ajara, aka: Ajarā; 3 Definition(s)


Ajara means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Ajarā (अजरा) is another name for Jīrṇadāru, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Argyreia nervosa (Hawaiian baby woodrose), from the Convolvulaceae family. It is classified as a medicinal plant in the system of Āyurveda (science of Indian medicine) and is used throughout literature such as the Suśrutasaṃhita and the Carakasaṃhitā. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verses 3.117), which is a 13th-century medicinal thesaurus.

(Source): Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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Āyurveda (आयुर्वेद, ayurveda) is a branch of Indian science dealing with medicine, herbalism, taxology, anatomy, surgery, alchemy and related topics. Traditional practice of Āyurveda in ancient India dates back to at least the first millenium BC. Literature is commonly written in Sanskrit using various poetic metres.

Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

ajara (अजर).—a S Exempt from decay; imperishable, indestructible, unwasting.

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ajāra (अजार).—m ( P) Disease, disorder, distemper.

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ājāra (आजार).—m ( P) Disease, sickness, illness; a disorder or malady.

(Source): DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajara (अजर).—a Imperishable, exempt from decay

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ajāra (अजार).—m Disease. Distemper. ajārī a Sick, ill.

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ājāra (आजार).—m Sickness, disease.

(Source): DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English
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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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