Alipriya, Alipriyā, Ali-priya: 9 definitions


Alipriya means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, biology. 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Alipriyā (अलिप्रिया) is a synonym for Pāṭalā (Stereospermum colais, “Trumpet Flower”), from the Fabaceae (“legume”) family. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Carakasaṃhitā. The literal translation of Alipriyā is “lover of the bee”, it is composed of ali (‘bee’) and priyā (‘mistress’)

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Alipriya in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Nymphaea rubra Roxb. ex Andrews from the Nymphaeaceae (Waterlily) family having the following synonyms: Nymphaea rosea, Leuconymphaea rubra, Nymphaea magnifica. For the possible medicinal usage of alipriya, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Alipriya in India is the name of a plant defined with Nymphaea rubra in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Nymphaea rubra Roxb. ex Salisb..

Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):

· Cytologia (1980)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Alipriya (अलिप्रिय).—a. pleasing to the bees.

-yaḥ the red lotus.

- the trumpet flower.

Alipriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ali and priya (प्रिय).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Alipriya (अलिप्रिय).—n.

(-yaṃ) The red lotus, (Nymphœa rubra.) f.

(-yā) The trumpet flower, (Bignonia suave-olens.) E. ali a bee, and priya beloved, the object of the bee’s affections: the lotus especially is so described by the poets.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Alipriya (अलिप्रिय):—[=ali-priya] [from ali] n. the red lotus, Nymphaea Rubra, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Alipriyā (अलिप्रिया):—[=ali-priyā] [from ali-priya > ali] f. the flower (Bignonia Suaveolens), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

1) Alipriya (अलिप्रिय):—[ali-priya] (yaṃ) 1. n. The red lotus.

2) Alipriyā (अलिप्रिया):—[ali-priyā] (yā) 1. f. Trumpet flower.

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Alipriya in German

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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 (even English!). 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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