Atarusha, Āṭarūṣa: 10 definitions

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Atarusha means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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 term Āṭarūṣa can be transliterated into English as Atarusa or Atarusha, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Atarusa [अटरुष] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Justicia adhatoda L. from the Acanthaceae (Acanthus) family having the following synonyms: Adhatoda vasica, Adhatoda zeylanica. For the possible medicinal usage of atarusa, 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: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Āṭarūṣa (आटरूष) is another name for Vāsā, a medicinal plant identified with Adhatoda vasica Nees, synonym of Justicia adhatoda (“malabar nut”), from the Acanthaceae or acanthus family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.47-49 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Āṭarūṣa and Vāsā, there are a total of sixteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Āṭarūṣa (आटरूष).—[aṭarūṣa eva, svārthe aṇ] Name of a tree, see अटरूष (aṭarūṣa) (Mar. aḍuḷasā). आटरूषकवर्णाभा हयाः पाण्डयानु- यायिनाम् (āṭarūṣakavarṇābhā hayāḥ pāṇḍayānu- yāyinām) Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.23.74.

Derivable forms: āṭarūṣaḥ (आटरूषः).

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

Aṭaruṣa (अटरुष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) A tree, (Justicia adhatoda.) E. aṭa here, disease, from aṭa to go, and ruṣa to destroy; destroying disease.

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Aṭarūṣa (अटरूष).—m.

(-ṣaḥ) See the last word.

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

1) Aṭaruṣa (अटरुष):—or aṭarūṣa or aṭarūṣaka m. the shrub Justicia Adhatoda.

2) Aṭarūṣa (अटरूष):—or aṭaruṣa or aṭarūṣaka m. the shrub Justicia Adhatoda.

3) Āṭarūṣa (आटरूष):—AwarUza m. = aṭ q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

4) Āṭaruṣa (आटरुष):—m. = aṭ q.v., [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Aṭaruṣa (अटरुष):—m.

(-ṣaḥ) A tree (Justicia adhatoda). E. unknown. See also the following.

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Aṭarūṣa (अटरूष):—m.

(-ṣaḥ) See the last word. Also aṭarūṣaka m.

(-kaḥ) .

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

1) Aṭaruṣa (अटरुष):—[aṭa-ruṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. A tree (Justicia adhatoda).

2) Aṭarūṣa (अटरूष):—[aṭa-rūṣa] (ṣaḥ) 1. m. Idem.

3) Āṭarūṣa (आटरूष):—(ṣaḥ) 1. m. A tree, (Justicia adhenatoda.)

[Sanskrit to German]

Atarusha in German

context information

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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṭaruṣa (ಅಟರುಷ):—[noun] the plant Adhatoda vasica (Justicia adhatoda) of Acanthaceae family; justice wort.

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Aṭarūṣa (ಅಟರೂಷ):—[noun] = ಅಟರುಷ [atarusha].

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Āṭarūṣa (ಆಟರೂಷ):—[noun] the plant Adhatoda vasica ( = Justicia adhatoda) of Acanthaceae family; justice wort.

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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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