Amar, Amār: 4 definitions

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Amar means something in Hindi, biology, Tamil. 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.

Ambiguity: Although Amar has separate glossary definitions below, it also represents an alternative spelling of the word Amara.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Amar in India is the name of a plant defined with Justicia gendarussa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ecbolium gendarussa (Burm.f.) Kuntze (among others).

2) Amar is also identified with Punica granatum.

3) Amar in Nigeria is also identified with Pennisetum glaucum It has the synonym Setaria humifusa Dumort. (etc.).

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

· Amer. Journal of Botany (1977)
· Systema Vegetabilium (1817)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Ethnobotany (2004)
· North American Flora (1928)
· Bot. Žurn. (1996)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Amar, for example extract dosage, pregnancy safety, side effects, health benefits, diet and recipes, chemical composition, have a look at these references.

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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

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Amar in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) immortal, eternal, undying; (nm) a god, deity; ~[bela] parasite creeper (Cuscuta reflexa)..—amar (अमर) is alternatively transliterated as Amara.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Amar (ಅಮರ್):—

1) [verb] to be joined or fastened securely; to glue or stick oneself.

2) [verb] to fit in properly; to be proper or suitable; to be agreeable.

3) [verb] to fall upon; to rush upon violently.

4) [verb] to happen; to become.

5) [verb] to quarrel; to dispute heatedly.

6) [verb] to rebuke severely; to rebuke.

7) [verb] to join (one object ) with (another); to cause to be connected.

8) [verb] to fall into or be subject to, another’s control; to become subordinate to.

9) [verb] to help; to support.

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Amaṟ (ಅಮಱ್):—

1) [verb] to be joined or fastened securely; to glue or stick oneself.

2) [verb] to fit in properly; to be proper or suitable; to be agreeable.

3) [verb] to fall upon; to rush upon violently.

4) [verb] to happen; to become.

5) [verb] to quarrel; to dispute heatedly.

6) [verb] to rebuke severely; to rebuke.

7) [verb] to join (one object ) with (another); to cause to be connected.

8) [verb] to fall into or be subject to, another’s control; to become subordinate to.

9) [verb] to help; to support.

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

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Tamil dictionary

Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Amar (அமர்) [amartal] [Telugu: amaru, K. amar.] 4 intransitive verb

1. To abide, remain, be seated; இருத்தல். [iruthal.] (கந்தபு. கடவு. [kanthapu. kadavu.] 12.)

2. To become still or tranquil; அமைதியாதல். காற்றமர்ந்தது. [amaithiyathal. karramarnthathu.]

3. To rest, repose; இளைப்பாறுதல். [ilaipparuthal.]

4. To settle, be deposited, as a sediment, become close and hard, as sand by rain; படிதல். [padithal.]

5. To rest upon, as a javelin on the person; பத்துப்பாட்டு: பொருநராற்றுப்படை்துதல். [porunthuthal.] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை [purapporulvenpamalai] 4, 5.)

6. To flourish, to be abundant; பொலி தல். (திவா.) [poli thal. (thiva.)]

7. To be extinguished, as a lamp; அணைதல். விளக்கானது . . . காற்றினால் அமருமாபோலே [anaithal. vilakkanathu . . . karrinal amarumapole] (குருபரம்பராப்ராபவம் [kuruparambaraprapavam] 305).

8. To be suitable; ஏற்றதாதல். குலத்துக் கமர்ந்த தொழில். [errathathal. kulathug kamarntha thozhil.]

9. To be engaged, settled, as a house; திட்டமாதல். [thittamathal.]

10. To become established, as in a work; அமைதல். வேலையில் அமர்ந்தான். [amaithal. velaiyil amarnthan.] — v.transitive

1. To wish, desire; விரும்புதல். [virumbuthal.] (திருக்குறள் [thirukkural], 92.)

2. To resemble; ஒப்பாதல். [oppathal.] (விதானமாலை குணா. [vithanamalai kuna.] 38.)

3. To do, perform; செய்தல். நீயிவ ணமர்ந்தன யாவுந் தூதர் கூற [seythal. niyiva namarnthana yavun thuthar kura] (கந்தபு. முதனாட் [kanthapu. muthanad] — . 60).

4. To get close to; நெருங்குதல். அமரப் புல்லும் [nerunguthal. amarap pullum] (திருக்கோவையார் [thirukkovaiyar] 372).

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Amar (அமர்) noun < அமர்-. [amar-.]

1. Desire, wish; விருப்பம். [viruppam.] (அகநா. [agana.] 23.)

2. Wall around a fort; கோட்டைமதில். [kottaimathil.] (W.)

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Amar (அமர்) noun < samara.

1. War, battle; யுத்தம். (சூடாமணிநிகண்டு) [yutham. (sudamaninigandu)]

2. Field of battle; போர்க்களம். அஞ்சுவரு தானை யமரென்னு நீள்வயலுள் [porkkalam. anchuvaru thanai yamarennu nilvayalul] (புறப்பொருள்வெண்பாமாலை [purapporulvenpamalai] 8, 5).

3. Rage, fury, crisis, as of a disease, violence or paroxysm, as of fever; உக்கிரம். [ukkiram.] (W.)

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Amar (அமர்) [amarttal] 11 intransitive verb < idem. To be at strife; மாறுபடுதல். பேதைக் கமர்த்தன கண் [marupaduthal. pethaig kamarthana kan] (திருக்குறள் [thirukkural], 1084).

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Amār (அமார்) noun < Pondicherry usage amarva. Ship's cable. See அம்மார். [ammar.]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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