Ajirna, aka: Ajīrṇa; 4 Definition(s)


Ajirna 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)

Ajīrṇa (अजीर्ण) refers to “indigestion”. Medicinal formulations in the management of this condition include 58 references of Vatsanābha usages. Guṭikā is maximum (49) dosage form in the management of Ajīrṇa. Vatsanābha (Aconitum ferox), although categorized as sthāvara-viṣa (vegetable poisons), has been extensively used in ayurvedic pharmacopoeia.

Source: Research Gate: Internal applications of Vatsanabha (Aconitum ferox wall)
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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.

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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

ajīrṇa (अजीर्ण).—n (S) ajīrṇavikāra m (S) pop. ajīrṇatā f Indigestion, dyspepsia.

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ajīrṇa (अजीर्ण).—a (S) Undigested. 2 Undecayed, unimpaired, unworn.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

ajīrṇa (अजीर्ण).—a Undigested; unworn. Indiges- tion, dyspepsia.

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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Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ajīrṇa (अजीर्ण).—a. Undigested; undecomposed.

-rṇam, -rṇiḥ f.

1) Indigestion; अजीर्णे भेषजं वारि जीर्णो वारि बलप्रदम्, अजीर्णो भोजनं बिषम् (ajīrṇe bheṣajaṃ vāri jīrṇo vāri balapradam, ajīrṇo bhojanaṃ biṣam); कैरजीर्णभयाद् भ्रातर्भोजनं परिहीयते (kairajīrṇabhayād bhrātarbhojanaṃ parihīyate) H.2.57, Ms.4. 121.

2) Vigour, energy, absence of decay.

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
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Sanskrit, also spelled संस्कृतम् (saṃskṛtam), is an ancient language of India commonly seen as the grandmother of the Indo-European language family. Closely allied with Prakrit and Pali, Sanskrit is more exhaustive in both grammar and terms and has the most extensive collection of literature in the world, greatly surpassing its sister-languages Greek and Latin.

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ajīrṇāṃśa (अजीर्णांश).—m Slight indigestion. Undi- gested food.
ajīrṇī (अजीर्णी).—f (ajīrṇa S) A decoction of simples prescribed in cases of indigestion.

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