Allaka: 5 definitions
Allaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.
India history and geography
Allaka, son of Gāgā, is the name of a person mentioned in a Jain inscription found at Shergarh. The next stanza (verse 5) mentions Devapāla’s son Ilhuka, as well as Goṣṭhin, Vīsala, Lalluka, Māuka and Hariścandra, and also Allaka, son of Gāgā, all of whom may have been associated with the installation of the Jinas.
The inscription (mentioning Allaka) was found found on the pedestal below the central figure of a group of three images of Jain Tīrthaṅkaras in a small temple outside the fort at Shergarh (ancient Kośavardhana). The three Tīrthaṅkaras represented are Śānti (Śāntinātha), Kunthu or Kunthanātha and Ara (Aranātha).
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)
Allaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Coriandrum sativum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Coriandrum diversifolium Gilib. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Pakistan Journal of Botany (1974)
· Les Figures des Plantes et Animaux d'Usage en Medecine (1764)
· Deutschlands Flora, Abtheilung II, Cryptogamie (Sturm) (1904)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Fl. Libya (1985)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1976)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Allaka, for example health benefits, chemical composition, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Allaka (अल्लक).—Seed of Coriander (kustumbarī, Mar. dhane)
-kā The plant coriander.
Derivable forms: allakam (अल्लकम्).Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Allaka (अल्लक) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Allaya.
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.
1) [noun] the quality of being loose; looseness; bagginess.
2) [noun] the quality or condition of being lax; laxity.
3) [noun] a mixture of solid and liquid in which portion of the liquid is relatively more.
4) [noun] a knot not well tied.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Alla-kaccura, Allakallola, Allakam, Allakamadu, Allakappa, Allakavagu.
Ends with (+39): Abhayagallaka, Acchagallaka, Ahallaka, Akallaka, Avallaka, Ayallaka, Bhallaka, Cikkhallaka, Culagallaka, Dahegallaka, Dallaka, Dattairandapallaka, Dighabahugallaka, Dighabhayagallaka, Drusallaka, Dvibhallaka, Gallaka, Hallaka, Hambugallaka, Jallaka.
Full-text: Allaya, Allakam, Alla, Gaga, Mahallaka, Lalluka, Harishcandra, Mauka, Vishala, Goshthin.
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