Ishan, Iṣan: 2 definitions


Ishan 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.

The Sanskrit term Iṣan can be transliterated into English as Isan or Ishan, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Ishan in Central African Republic is the name of a plant defined with Lophira alata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Lophira alata var. procera (A. Chev.) Burtt Davy (among others).

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

· Supplementum carpologiae. . . . 3: 52, t. 188. 1805, A General History of the Dichlamydeous Plants 1: 814. 1831 and Journal of Botany, British and Foreign 15: 186–188. 1901, Exploration Botanique de l’Afrique Occidentale Française ... 5: 154. 1909, Journal of Natural Products 69(8): 1206–1208. 2006, (1805)
· Parasitology Research (2010)

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Iṣan (इषन्):—[from iṣ] n. ([locative case] iṣaṇi, [Ṛg-veda ii, 2, 9]) streaming out, pouring out, giving (wealth).

2) Īṣan (ईषन्):—[from īṣat] (in [compound] for īṣat).

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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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