Atarushaka, Āṭarūṣaka: 3 definitions


Atarushaka 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 Āṭarūṣaka can be transliterated into English as Atarusaka or Atarushaka, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Āṭarūṣaka (आटरूषक) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “greater neem”, a medicinal plant from the Acanthaceae (acanthus) family, and is used throughout Ayurvedic literature such as the Caraka-saṃhitā. The official botanical name of the plant is Justicia adhatoda and is commonly known as the “malabar nut” or “adulsa” among many others. 

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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[Sanskrit to German]

Atarushaka 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»] — Atarushaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Aṭarūṣaka (ಅಟರೂಷಕ):—[noun] = ಅಟರುಷ [atarusha].

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Āṭarūṣaka (ಆಟರೂಷಕ):—[noun] = ಆಟರೂಷ [atarusha].

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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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