Kalambi, aka: Kalambī, Kalāmbi; 5 Definition(s)


Kalambi means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi. 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)

Kalambī (कलम्बी) is another name (synonym) for Kalamba, which is the Sanskrit word for Ipomoea aquatica (water spinach), a plant from the Convolvulaceae family. This synonym was identified by Narahari in his 13th-century Rājanighaṇṭu, which is an Āyurvedic medicinal thesaurus. Certain plant parts of Kalamba are eaten as a vegetable (śāka).

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany
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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

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kaḷambī (कळंबी).—f The mizen or after sail.

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

kaḷambī (कळंबी).—f The mizen or after-sail.

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

Kalambī (कलम्बी).—

1) The stem or stalk (of a potherb).

2) The end or point, angle.

See also (synonyms): kaḍamba, kalamba, kaḍambī.

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Kalāmbi (कलाम्बि).—f. (kā?)

1) Lending, loan.

2) Usury.

Derivable forms: kalāmbiḥ (कलाम्बिः).

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kalāmbi (कलाम्बि).—f.

(-mbiḥ) Lending, a loan: see the next.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
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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. 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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Search found 5 related definition(s) that might help you understand this better. Below you will find the 15 most relevant articles:

Kalamba (कलम्ब).—m. (-mbaḥ) 1. An arrow. 2. The stalk of a potherb. 3. The Kadamba, (Nauclea ca...
Kaḍamba (कडम्ब).—m. (-mbaḥ) 1. The stalk of a potherb. 2. The end or point. E. kaḍ to separate,...
Kaḍambī (कडम्बी).—f. (-mbī) A potherb, (Convolvulus repens:) see kalambī.
Kalambū (कलम्बू).—f. (-mbūḥ) A potherb: see kalambī, the fem. affix being ūñ.
kalabī (कलबी) [or कलंबी, kalambī].—f (kaḷambī) The mizen or after sail. v hakāra.

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