Bhamti, Bhāṃti, Bhanti: 3 definitions


Bhamti means something in Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Bhanti in India is the name of a plant defined with Clerodendrum infortunatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Clerodendrum infortunatum Dennst., nom. illeg., non Clerodendrum infortunatum L. (among others).

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

· Schlüssel Hortus indicus malabaricus (1818)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1788)
· Cytologia (1983)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Glimpses of Cytogenetics in India (1992)
· Rev. Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon (1983)

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This sections includes definitions from the five kingdoms of living things: Animals, Plants, Fungi, Protists and Monera. It will include both the official binomial nomenclature (scientific names usually in Latin) as well as regional spellings and variants.

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Languages of India and abroad

Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Bhāṃti (भांति):—(nf) kind; type; manner, mode, method; -[bhāṃti] varied; variegated; of different types/kinds.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

Bhaṃti (भंति) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Bhrānti.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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