Banda, Baṇḍa, Bamda: 10 definitions

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Banda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, Marathi, Hindi. 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Banda in the Urdu language is the name of a plant identified with Vanda tessellata (Roxb.) Hook. ex G.Don from the Orchidaceae (Orchid) family having the following synonyms: Epidendrum tessellatum, Vanda roxburghii, Cymbidium tessellatum. For the possible medicinal usage of banda, 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.

Banda [बंदा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Dendrophthoe falcata (L.fil.) Bl. from the Loranthaceae (Mistletoe) family having the following synonyms: Loranthus loniceroides, Loranthus falcatus, Loranthus indicus Desr..

Banda [बंदा] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Viscum articulatum Burm.f. from the Santalaceae (Sandalwood) family having the following synonyms: Viscum nepalense.

Banda [बांदा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Viscum orientale Willd. from the Santalaceae (Sandalwood) family having the following synonyms: Viscum montanum, Viscum roxburghianum, Viscum pamattonis.

Banda [बंदा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Dendrophthoe falcata var. coccinea (Talbot) Santapau from the Loranthaceae (Mistletoe) family.

Banda [बंडा] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott from the Araceae (Arum) family having the following synonyms: Alocasia illustris, Alocasia dussii.

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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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India history and geography

Source: What is India: Annual Report on Indian Epigraphy (1945-1952)

Banda is an archaeologically important site situated in Sagar district (Madhya Bharat), known for inscriptions regarding the ancient history of India. For example, at Banda there is a Sanskrit inscription on a broken slab deposited in the Tahsil office. It mentions Mahārājakumāra Gautamadevavarman, his son Bhaiyā Māhārāyadevavarman, his son Mahārājakumāra Chaturbhujadevavarman and his son Bhaiyāsāhib Rāyadeva. It is dated Śaka 1612.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

baṇḍa (बंड).—n ( P) Insurrection, sedition, rebellious commotion. 2 A band or body (of insurgents, banditti, marauders). 3 Hypocritical profession of sanctity and deadness to the world. 4 m An insurgent; a turbulent person; a rebel, rover, bandit. 5 A counterfeit pretender to the throne. 6 Applied freely to a refractory, perverse, and cross child.

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baṇḍā (बंडा).—m The root of a variety of aḷūṃ (Calladium). 2 A brickbat.

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banda (बंद).—m ( P) A piece of string or tape; any thing to tie with: also any tie or fastening; and fig. a bond, fetter, shackle. 2 A regulation, law, statute, rule. 3 Incarceration or confinement: also fig. restriction or limitation. 4 A joint or knuckle. 5 A fold (a breadth made by folding) of a sheet of Country paper. There are four; and the sheet doubled over (before or after these foldings) divides each into two varakha or leaves. Hence dubandī, tibandī, caubandī. 6 At cards. The lowest hukūma of a suit or a hand. bandākhālīṃ basaṇēṃ, sahastra bandākhālīṃ basaṇēṃ To be bound by the bonds or obligation (esp. of an oath or a promise). bharalyā bandānta or bandākhālīṃ basaṇēṃ To be consciously sitting under an inhabited roof: i.e. to vow or promise or affirm under a sense of obligation, and knowledge of exposure to some evil visitation on failure of performance or on lying. A phrase agreeing with hī kāḷī rātra jhālī or cālalī āhē; hā rāmapāharā āhē; bharalyā tinī sāñjā; sakāḷa- cyā pāharīṃ or pāhaṭacyā pāharīṃ; uṭhatāṅkṣaṇīṃ or ujēḍa- tāṅkṣaṇīṃ; maratī rātra jhālī; sūrya tapatō āhē; mī annāvara basalōṃ; mī khōṭēṃ bōlalōṃ tara anna sākṣa; raktācī āṇa; khōṭēṃ bōlaśīla tara jībha jhaḍēla; tumacē pāya sākṣa; and numerous others indicative both of the promptitude and of the superstitious fancifulness of appeal, by the Maraṭha people, to some sanction to their statements or ensuring authority to their promises. bharalyā bandānta or bandākhālīṃ (In or under a filled or tenanted house,) is used also in forbidding crying, quarreling &c.

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banda (बंद).—a ( P) Stopped or blocked up--a road, a passage: stopped--a work, a person.

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bandā (बंदा).—m ( P) A male offspring of one's slavegirl. 2 fig. A person bound by favors and kindnesses.

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bandā (बंदा).—a ( P) Unbroken into smaller coin, unchanged, whole--a mohur, rupee, half-rupee &c. 2 Determinate, definite, settled, stated--service, duties, stipend.

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bāṇḍa (बांड).—a Shrunken or diminutive from blight--a grain of gram or the pulses, also a crop. 2 Stout, lusty, strapping--a person. With or without taraṇā preceding. 3 Coarse and rough--a garment or cloth. 4 Commonly baṇḍa or baṇḍyā q. v. Seditious &c.

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bāṇḍa (बांड).—m A lugaḍēṃ of a coarse and low-priced kind. 2 The style of flowers and plants. 3 A stalk of immature or uneared corn (esp. of jōndhaḷā or bājarī) blasted: also a stalk of which the ear has been eaten or cropped. 4 f n A field or crop of such blasted or eaten corn. 5 m The writing copy of scholars.

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bāṇḍā (बांडा).—a Of a white, black, or red ground with stripes or streaks of another color--a bullock, cow, dog &c., and sometimes used of cloths. 2 Commonly baṇḍa or baṇḍyā.

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bānda (बांद).—m (Properly bāndha) A dam, mound, mole. v ghāla.

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bāndā (बांदा).—m (Better vandā) A slave.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

baṇḍa (बंड).—a Insurrection, sedition. A band or body &c. of insurgents. Hypocritical profession of sanctity. m An insur- gent; a rebel. A refractory and cross child.

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banda (बंद).—m A piece of string or tape. A regulation. Restriction. A joint. A fold (a breadth made by folding) of a sheet of paper. bandākhālīṃ basaṇēṃ, sahastra bandākhālīṃ basaṇēṃ To be bound by obliga- tion. bharalyā bandānta or bandākhālī basaṇēṃ To be consciously sitting under an inha- bited roof: i. e. to vow or affirm under a sense of obligation. bharalyā bandānta or bandākhālīṃ is used also in for- bidding crying, quarrelling &c.

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banda (बंद).—a Stopped, blocked up.

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bandā (बंदा).—m A male offspring of one's slave- girl. A person bound by favours and kindness.

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bandā (बंदा).—a Unbroken into smaller coin un- changed, whole. Determinate, defi- nite, settled.

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bāṇḍa (बांड).—m lugaḍēṃ of a coarse kind. a Stout; coarse and rough.

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bāṇḍā (बांडा).—a Of a white, black or red ground with stripes of another colour.

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bānda (बांद).—A dam bāndabandastī A comprehensive term for dams, hedges and fences of a field.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

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

Baṇḍa (बण्ड).—[adjective] maimed, crippled.

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

1) Baṇḍa (बण्ड):—mf(ā)n. (also written vaṇḍa) maimed, defective, crippled ([especially] in the hands or feet or tail), [Atharva-veda; ???] ([Scholiast or Commentator] also = impotent, emasculated; cf. paṇḍa)

2) [wrong reading] for caṇḍa, vaṇṭha, raṇḍa, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

3) Baṇḍā (बण्डा):—[from baṇḍa] f. an unchaste woman, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] ([probably] [wrong reading] for raṇḍā).

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Banda 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

1) Banda in Hindi refers in English to:—(a) tailless, without a tail; (nm) a kind of vegetable of the tass-group..—banda (बंडा) is alternatively transliterated as Baṃḍā.

2) Banda in Hindi refers in English to:—(nm) a servant, slave; an individual; humble self (used by a speaker for himself out of modesty); —, [khuda ka] a man of God, a creation of God; ~[nivaja] kind to one’s own men; ~[nivaji] kindness to one’s own men; ~[paravara] (a deferential form of address) protector of one’s own men; hence ~[paravari] (nf); —[jode pali-pali rama udharem kuppa] man proposes, God disposes..—banda (बंदा) is alternatively transliterated as Baṃdā.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Baṃḍa (ಬಂಡ):—[adjective] lacking the sense of shame; shameless; impudent.

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Baṃḍa (ಬಂಡ):—

1) [noun] an article of trade or commerce; a commodity.

2) [noun] a man lacking the sense of shame; a shameless, impudent man.

3) [noun] a comic performer; a clown; a buffoon.

4) [noun] the quality or state of being plentiful; plenty; plentifulness.

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Baṃḍa (ಬಂಡ):—

1) [adjective] having a defect or flaw; faulty; defective.

2) [adjective] lacking vigour, strength.

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Baṃḍa (ಬಂಡ):—[noun] an ox whose tail is cut.

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Baṃḍa (ಬಂಡ):—[noun] the fine, soft, curly hair that forms the fleece of sheep; wool.

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Baṃḍa (ಬಂಡ):—[noun] the tree Diospyros peregrina ( = D. embryopteris, = D. glutenifera) of Ebenaceae family; river ebony.

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Baṃda (ಬಂದ):—[noun] = ಬಂದು [bamdu]1.

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Baṃda (ಬಂದ):—[noun] the tree Diospyros peregrina ( = D. Glutenifera) of Ebenaceae family.

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Baṃdā (ಬಂದಾ):—[noun] a monetary note or coin (as distinguished from monetary notes or coins that are of smaller denominations).

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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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