Ghantapatali, Ghaṇṭāpāṭalī, Ghamtapatali: 8 definitions


Ghantapatali means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Ghantapatali in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Ghantapatali in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Schrebera swietenioides from the Oleaceae (Jasmine) family. For the possible medicinal usage of ghantapatali, 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.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Ghantapatali in Biology glossary
Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Ghantapatali in India is the name of a plant defined with Schrebera swietenioides in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Nathusia swieteniodes Kuntze (among others).

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

· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· New Botanist (1985)
· Taxon (1979)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Plants of the Coast of Coromandel (1799)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Ghantapatali in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Ghaṇṭāpāṭalī (घण्टापाटली).—f. (-lī) A plant commonly called by the similar name G'hantaparuli, a species of the trumpet flower, (Bignonia suave-olens.) E. ghaṇṭā a bell, &c. and pāṭalī the trumpet flower.

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

1) Ghaṇṭāpāṭali (घण्टापाटलि):—[=ghaṇṭā-pāṭali] [from ghaṇṭā > ghaṇṭa] m. Bignonia suaveolens, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Schreberia Swietenoides, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Ghaṇṭāpāṭalī (घण्टापाटली):—[ghaṇṭā-pāṭalī] (lī) 3. f. Trumpet-flower (Bignonia suave olens).

[Sanskrit to German]

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

Ghaṃṭāpāṭali (ಘಂಟಾಪಾಟಲಿ):—

1) [noun] the tree Stereospermum suaveolens ( = Bignonia suaveolens) of Bignoniaceae family.

2) [noun] its trumpet like flower.

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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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