Ashvabala, Aśvabalā, Ashva-bala, Aśvabāla: 9 definitions


Ashvabala 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.

The Sanskrit terms Aśvabalā and Aśvabāla can be transliterated into English as Asvabala or Ashvabala, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Ashvabala in Biology glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ashvabala [अश्वाबला] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Medicago sativa from the Fabaceae (Pea) family. For the possible medicinal usage of ashvabala, 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.

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

Asvabala in India is the name of a plant defined with Medicago sativa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Trigonella tibetana (Alef.) Vassilcz. (among others).

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

· Acta Inst. Bot. Acad. Sci. URSS (1953)
· Landwirthschaftliche Flora (1866)
· Le Naturaliste Canadien (1984)
· Taxon (1981)
· Grassland of China (1986)
· Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden (1994)

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

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ashvabala in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Aśvabalā (अश्वबला).—Name of a vegetable (Mar. methī).

Aśvabalā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and balā (बला).

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Aśvabāla (अश्वबाल).—

1) a kind of reed, Saccharum Spontaneum Lin. (Mar. borū).

2) the tail or hair of a horse.

Derivable forms: aśvabālaḥ (अश्वबालः).

Aśvabāla is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms aśva and bāla (बाल).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Aśvabāla (अश्वबाल).—m.

(-laḥ) A kind of reed, (Saccharum spontaneum.) 2. Horse. hair. E. aśva and bāla a tail.

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

1) Aśvabalā (अश्वबला):—[=aśva-balā] [from aśva] f. the vegetable Trigonella Foenum Graecum, [Suśruta]

2) Āśvabala (आश्वबल):—[from āśva] mf(ī)n. coming from or made of the plant Aśva-balā, [Suśruta]

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

Aśvabāla (अश्वबाल):—[aśva-bāla] (laḥ) 1. m. A kind of grass.

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Ashvabala 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ashvabala in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aśvabala (ಅಶ್ವಬಲ):—[noun] = ಅಶ್ವಶಕ್ತಿ [ashvashakti]; 2) combat troops mounted on horses; the horse-force of an army; cavalry.

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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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