Jayaphala, Jayaphaḷa: 4 definitions


Jayaphala means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

Alternative spellings of this word include Jayfal.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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

Jayaphala [জায়ফল] in the Bengali language is the name of a plant identified with Myristica fragrans Houtt. from the Myristicaceae (Nutmeg) family having the following synonyms: Myristica aromatica, Myristica moschata, Myristica officinalis. For the possible medicinal usage of jayaphala, 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.

Jayaphala [જાયફળ] in the Gujarati language, ibid. previous identification.

Jayaphala [जायफळ] in the Marathi language, ibid. previous identification.

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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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Marathi-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayaphala in Marathi glossary
Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

jayaphaḷa (जयफळ).—n (Poetry.) Victory. 2(Misused for jāya- phaḷa) A nutmeg.

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jāyaphaḷa (जायफळ).—n (jātīphala S) Nutmeg, nux moschata.

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

jāyaphaḷa (जायफळ).—n Nutmeg.

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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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Hindi dictionary

[«previous next»] — Jayaphala in Hindi glossary
Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Jāyaphala (जायफल) [Also spelled jayfal]:—(nm) a nutmeg —Myristica moschata.

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