Karmani, Karmaṇi: 8 definitions


Karmani means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, biology, Tamil. 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)

1) Karmani in India is the name of a plant defined with Eclipta prostrata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Wiborgia oblongifolia Hook. (among others).

2) Karmani is also identified with Vigna unguiculata It has the synonym Dolichos melanophtalmus DC. (etc.).

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

· Madroño (1978)
· Flora Indica (1768)
· Glimpses in Plant Research (1988)
· Botanical Miscellany (1831)
· Proceedings of the Indian Science Congress Association (1992)
· Nouveau Bulletin des Sciences, Publie par la Société Philomatique de Paris (1811)

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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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Languages of India and abroad

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

karmaṇi (कर्मणि).—a S Agreeing with or indicating the object. See at length under karttari.

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

karmaṇi (कर्मणि).—a Agreeing with or indicating the object.

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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 dictionary

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

Karmaṇi (कर्मणि):—[from karman] mfn. connected with or being in the action, [Śatapatha-brāhmaṇa vi, 6, 4, 9.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Karmani in German

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Karmaṇi (ಕರ್ಮಣಿ):—

1) [noun] a brilliant precious variety of corundum of beautiful blue; sapphire.

2) [noun] a small glass beed (these beeds are stringed as a necklace and worn by women).

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Karmaṇi (ಕರ್ಮಣಿ):—[noun] a devouted or sincere worker.

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Kārmaṇi (ಕಾರ್ಮಣಿ):—[noun] a clear, deep-blue variety of corundum, valued as a precious stone; sapphire.

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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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Tamil dictionary

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Source: DDSA: University of Madras: Tamil Lexicon

Kārmaṇi (கார்மணி) [kār-maṇi] noun probably from கரு-மை. [karu-mai.] A plant growing in moist places. See கரிசலாங்கண்ணி. (வைத்திய மலையகராதி) [karisalanganni. (vaithiya malaiyagarathi)]

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Tamil is an ancient language of India from the Dravidian family spoken by roughly 250 million people mainly in southern India and Sri Lanka.

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