Kendu, Kemdu: 8 definitions


Kendu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kendu (केन्दु).—Name of a tree (Mangosteen), a variety of ebony.

Derivable forms: kenduḥ (केन्दुः).

See also (synonyms): kenduka.

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kendu (केन्दु).—m.

(-nduḥ) A sort of ebony, (Diospyros tomentosa, Rox.) E. ka the earth, ind to moisten, u aff.

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

Kendu (केन्दु):—m. a kind of ebony (Diospyros embryopteris), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kendu (केन्दु):—(nduḥ) 2. m. A sort of ebony.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kendu in German

context information

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

Keṃdu (ಕೆಂದು):—

1) [verb] to bend or incline the body so as to rest part of one’s weight upon or against something; to lean on.

2) [verb] to be or put oneself in a reclining position along a horizontal surface, as on a bed, cot, floor, etc.

3) [verb] (a medicine) to be effective.

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Keṃdu (ಕೆಂದು):—[noun] sexual drive or desire; sexual passion.

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Keṃdu (ಕೆಂದು):—[noun] red colour (or any of its shades).

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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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