Kanni: 5 definitions
Kanni means something in the history of ancient India, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, 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.
India history and geography
Kanni (“rope”) is one of the gotras (clans) among the Kurnis (a tribe of South India). Kurni is, according to the Census Report 1901, “a corruption of kuri (sheep) and vanni (wool), the caste having been originally weavers of wool”. The gotras (viz., Kanni) are described as being of the Brāhman, Kshatriya, and Vaisya sub-divisions of the caste, and of Shanmukha’s Sudra caste.
The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Kanni in India is the name of a plant defined with Aloe vera in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aloe perfoliata var. vera L. (among others).
2) Kanni is also identified with Eclipta alba It has the synonym Eupatoriophalacron album Hitchc. (etc.).
3) Kanni is also identified with Eclipta prostrata It has the synonym Galinsoga oblonga DC. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Egyptian Journal of Botany (1997)
· Botanical Magazine, or ‘Flower-Garden Displayed’ (1804)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1992)
· Nova Genera Plantarum (1800)
· FBI (1881)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1983)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Kanni, for example pregnancy safety, side effects, health benefits, extract dosage, chemical composition, diet and recipes, 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
Kannī (कन्नी):—(nf) border; the ends of a kite, edge; trowel; —[kāṭanā] to slink away, to evade, to fight shy of.
Kaṇṇi (कण्णि) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Karṇi.
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.
1) [noun] stout cord made by twisting together strands of hemp, sisal, flax, cotton, nylon, wire or similar material; a rope.
2) [noun] a piece of this used to tie around the neck of cattle.
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with (+44): Kanni-k-kompu, Kannia, Kanniara, Kannichchooral, Kannida, Kannida konda, Kannidu, Kannie dood, Kanniedood, Kanniedood aloe, Kanniedoodboom, Kanniga, Kannigaipper, Kannigan, Kannige, Kannika, Kannikabaddha, Kannikacceti, Kannikalakkhana, Kannikamandala.
Ends with (+87): Akkanni, Alukanni, Amalaikkanni, Ankayarkanni, Anumacakanni, Aracankanni, Attikanni, Attikkanni, Avantikkanni, Ayirankanni, Azhukanni, Calikkanni, Catakakkanni, Cemtakanni, Cenkanni, Citakkanni, Cittakanni, Civanmutivacikkanni, Comakanni, Curaimankanni.
Full-text: Mothira kanni, Karisillan kanni, Modera-kanni, Modira kanni gida, Karisirang-kanni, Karicatan kanni, Karesilan kanni, Karni, Modira-kanni-gida, Kanni-k-kompu, Chalo-sanna-kanni-hullu, Vasyam, Jadi, Kotai, Kanikara, Makam, Vijayadashami.
Search found 8 books and stories containing Kanni, Kannī, Kaṇṇi; (plurals include: Kannis, Kannīs, Kaṇṇis). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
The Religion and Philosophy of Tevaram (Thevaram) (by M. A. Dorai Rangaswamy)
Nayanar 36: Siruthondar (Ciruttonta) < [Volume 4.1.1 - A comparative study of the Shaivite saints the Thiruthondathogai]
Chapter 2.4 - Candra-anugraha-murti (depiction of the moon’s redemption) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Chapter 1.3 - Umabhaga-murti (depiction of the Mother Goddess) < [Volume 2 - Nampi Arurar and Mythology]
Puranic encyclopaedia (by Vettam Mani)
Annadatri-carita (study) (by Sarannya V.)
4. Epoch of Uthiyan < [Chapter 2 - Depiction of King Utiyan Ceralatan in History and Literature]
1. The Chera Dynasty (Introducion) < [Chapter 2 - Depiction of King Utiyan Ceralatan in History and Literature]
Later Chola Temples (by S. R. Balasubrahmanyam)
Part I - Manavalap-perumal and Kopperunjinga < [Chapter XVII - Chola-Pallava Phase (The Later Pallavas)]
Expiatory Rites in Keralite Tantra (by T. S. Syamkumar)
8 (b). Temple Records on Expiatory Rites < [Chapter 4 - Socio-Cultural aspects of Expiatory Rites]
R. K. Narayan and Politics < [April – June, 1981]
Sumati Satakamu and the Essays of < [October – December, 1997]
The Tamil Academy: A Myth < [November, 1928]