Ambadi, Ambāḍī: 6 definitions
Ambadi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Ambadi in the Konkani language is the name of a plant identified with Hibiscus cannabinus L. from the Malvaceae (Mallow) family. For the possible medicinal usage of ambadi, 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.
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.
India history and geography
Ambadi refers to “A decorated litter on an elephant‘s back”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)Source: A Study on the Cattussalas in Malabar Region with special reference to Vastuvidya: Shodhganga
Ambadi is the name of a House built according to the principles of Catuḥśāla (literally: “a house with four halls”) in the ancient science of traditional Indian architecture (Vastu-Shastra) [i.e., vāstuvidyā or vāstuśāstra].—The word catuśśāla is derived from catur (‘four’) and śāla (‘hall’/‘room’). These buildings (e.g., Kammatathillam) are known by different words in different parts of India: Haveli in North India, Wada in Maharashtra, Rajbari in West Bengal, Chettinadu Houses in Tamilnadu and Nalukettu in Kerala. Kammatathillam is situated in the Village Nellaya of the Taluk Ottapalam in the District Palakkad (Malabar region). Such houses and courtyards are typically built in or before 1950, following the rules and regulations prescribed in the classical texts.
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)
1) Ambadi in India is the name of a plant defined with Hibiscus cannabinus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Abelmoschus verrucosus (Guill. & Perr.) Walp. (among others).
2) Ambadi is also identified with Hibiscus nigrocaulis It has the synonym Hibiscus cannabinus L. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Bull. Jard. Bot. Nat. Belg. (1983)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2000)
· Systema Naturae
· Botanical Journal of the Linnean Society (1998)
· Cytologia (1982)
· Botanical Register (1825)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Ambadi, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, 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
ambāḍī (अंबाडी).—f (āmrātaka S) A plant, Hibiscus cannabinus. 2 The seed of it; from which an oil is expressed. 3 The fibrous integuments of it; of which ropes are made. 4 The leaves of it; which are esculent. 5 A young and unripe mango. 6 A mango-seedling.
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.
1) [noun] (dial.) that portion of the jaw that holds the back or grinding teeth.
2) [noun] the lower lip.
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: Ambadicem Pana, Ambadigaccu, Ambadiya, Ambadiyele.
Ends with: Bhumikadambadi, Cambadi, Dambadi, Kaduambadi, Kambadi, Khambadi, Khat ambadi, Kudirai-kulambadi, Kuthirai-kulambadi, Lalambadi, Lambadi, Tambadi, Tambdi-ambadi.
Full-text: Tambdi-ambadi, Khat ambadi, Athara Upadhanyem, Juda, Ambada, Vaka, Sanakadi, Vakha, Khodava, Govardhana, Kadhani, Veta, Peta, Kada.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Ambadi, Ambāḍī, Aṃbaḍi, Ambaḍi, Ambdi, Ambḍi; (plurals include: Ambadis, Ambāḍīs, Aṃbaḍis, Ambaḍis, Ambdis, Ambḍis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Akroora at Ambadi < [July-August 1931]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 35 - Vikram and Khapro < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Bhagavati-sutra (Viyaha-pannatti) (by K. C. Lalwani)
Part 2 - Life of Mahābala < [Chapter 11]