Alur, Ālūr: 3 definitions


Alur means something in 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

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Ālūr is an archaeologically important site situated in Hangal-taluk (Dharwar district), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Ālūr there is a nāga stone kept near Kalamēśvara temple which reads Koṭināgarā in late characters. Another stone belongs to king Sovīdeva of the Kadamba dynasty and records the death of a son of Lokeya Nāyaka (name lost) in a cattle raid on Ālūr by the soldiers of Kalideva. It also mentions a gift of land.

India history book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of alur in the context of India history from relevant books on Exotic India

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Alur in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Suaeda maritima (L.) Dumort. from the Chenopodiaceae (Cat tail) family having the following synonyms: Chenopodium maritimum. For the possible medicinal usage of alur, 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.

Biology book cover
context information

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.

Discover the meaning of alur in the context of Biology from relevant books on Exotic India

Languages of India and abroad

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aḷur (ಅಳುರ್):—[verb] = ಅಳುರು [aluru]1.

--- OR ---

Aḷur (ಅಳುರ್):—[noun] = ಅಳುರು [aluru]2.

context information

Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.

Discover the meaning of alur in the context of Kannada from relevant books on Exotic India

See also (Relevant definitions)

Relevant text

Help me keep this site Ad-Free

For over a decade, this site has never bothered you with ads. I want to keep it that way. But I humbly request your help to keep doing what I do best: provide the world with unbiased truth, wisdom and knowledge.

Let's make the world a better place together!

Like what you read? Consider supporting this website: