Jamu, Jamū: 4 definitions
Jamu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Jainism, Prakrit, 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)
Jamu in Nepal is the name of a plant defined with Ficus microcarpa in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Urostigma amblyphyllum Miquel (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1905)
· Novae Plantarum Species (1821)
· Bijdragen tot de flora van Nederlandsch Indië (1825)
· Quarterly Journal of the Taiwan Museum (1963)
· London Journal of Botany (1847)
· Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis (1910)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Jamu, for example pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, health benefits, side effects, extract dosage, chemical composition, have a look at these references.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Jamū (जमू) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Jamū.
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Jamū (जमू) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Jamū.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Jāmu (ಜಾಮು):—[noun] a food made by boiling fruit with sugar to a thick mixture; jam.
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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