Angir, Aṅgir: 6 definitions


Angir 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Angir in Borneo is the name of a plant defined with Archidendron ellipticum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Pithecellobium fasciculatum Benth. (among others).

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

· Adansonia (1979)
· Plant Physiology and Biochemistry (2006)
· Bioorg. Med. Chem.
· Reinwardtia (1954)
· Phytochemistry (2006)
· Catalogus (1823)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Angir, for example chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, extract dosage, diet and recipes, side effects, 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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aṅgir (अङ्गिर्).—m. Name of a sage who received the ब्रह्मविद्या (brahmavidyā) from Atharvan and imparted it to Satyavāha.

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

Aṅgir (अङ्गिर्):—m. (√aṅg, [Uṇādi-sūtra]), Name of a Ṛṣi, who received the Brahmavidyā from Atharvan, and imparted it to Satyavāha, the teacher of Aṅgiras, [Muṇḍaka-upaniṣad]

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

Aṅgir (अङ्गिर्):—m. (-ṅgīr) The proper name of a Ṛṣi, to whom the Brahmavidyā (q. v.) or sacred knowledge was communicated by Atharvan and who became the teacher of Satyavāha, the descendant of Bharadvāja. E. unknown, but see aṅgiras.

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Angir 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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