Balakapriya, Bālakapriyā, Balaka-priya, Bālakapriya: 3 definitions

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Bālakapriyā (बालकप्रिया) is another name for Indravāruṇī, a medicinal plant identified with Citrullus colocynthis (colocynth, bitter apple or desert gourd) from the Cucurbitaceae or “gourd family” of flowering plants, according to verse 3.70-72 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The third chapter (guḍūcyādi-varga) of this book contains climbers and creepers (vīrudh). Together with the names Bālakapriyā and Indravāruṇī, there are a total of twenty-nine 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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Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Bālakapriya (बालकप्रिय).—a. fond of children.

- colocynth or plantain.

Bālakapriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms bālaka and priya (प्रिय).

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

1) Bālakapriya (बालकप्रिय):—[=bālaka-priya] [from bālaka > bāla] mfn. fond of children

2) Bālakapriyā (बालकप्रिया):—[=bālaka-priyā] [from bālaka-priya > bālaka > bāla] f. colocynth, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) [v.s. ...] Musa Sapientum, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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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