Keri, Kērī, Kerī: 7 definitions
Keri means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit, 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.
Ayurveda (science of life)
Keri [केरी] in the Nepali language is the name of a plant identified with Ligustrum indicum from the Oleaceae (Jasmine) family having the following synonyms: Ligustrum nepalense. For the possible medicinal usage of keri, 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.Source: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha
Kerī (केरी) is another name for “Nāḷikera” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning kerī] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).
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.
Biology (plants and animals)
1) Keri in India is the name of a plant defined with Girardinia diversifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Girardinia adoensis (Steud.) Wedd. (among others).
2) Keri is also identified with Semecarpus anacardium It has the synonym Anacardium officinarum Gaertner (etc.).
3) Keri in Nepal is also identified with Ligustrum indicum It has the synonym Phillyrea indica Lour..
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Chem. Biol. Interact. (2006)
· Flora AegyptiacoArabica (1775)
· Voyage autour du Monde, entrepris par Ordre du Roi, … éxécuté sur les Corvettes de S. M. l’Uranie et la Physicienne … Botanique (1826)
· Fl. China. (2003)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Flora Zambesiaca (1991)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Keri, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, health benefits, side effects, chemical composition, 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
kērī (केरी).—f (kēra) Straws, stubble, stubs (as of a reaped field turned up by the plough): sticks and rubbish (as brought by a rush of water or the tide): the partially burned material remaining after the burning of land: grubbed up roots &c.: also weeds growing with a crop. 2 C A sort of basket made of matted leaves of a Palm tree.
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.
Kerī (केरी).—An unknown tree or shrub (perhaps cyperus hexastychus communis); Mātaṅga L.1.12;9.21.
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.
Kerī (केरी) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Krakaṭī.
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] a narrow way between hedges, walls, buildings, etc.; narrow country road or city street; a lane.
2) [noun] a number of people or things arranged so as to form a line, esp. a straight line; a row.
3) [noun] any of the four coloured stripes on the chequered cloth used in the game of dice.
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: Keria grass, Kerian duat, Kericcha, Kerigol, Kerinjing, Kerippaladi, Keriram, Kerisa, Kerisu, Kerit, Keriti.
Ends with (+57): Aconitum hookeri, Actinodaphne hookeri, Aeschynanthus hookeri, Allikeri, Allium hookeri, Aloe duckeri, Alstroemeria hookeri, Amgadikeri, Amischotolype hookeri, Argyreia hookeri, Bakakeri, Bavikeri, Biophytum zenkeri, Boschniakia hookeri, Celtis zenkeri, Chikkeri, Commiphora merkeri, Ehretia bakeri, Eriogonum hookeri, Glochidion hohenackeri.
Search found 4 books and stories containing Keri, Kērī, Kerī, Kēri; (plurals include: Keris, Kērīs, Kerīs, Kēris). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Matangalila and Hastyayurveda (study) (by Chandrima Das)
Āpātabandha: The fourth technique < [Chapter 3]
Yoga Vasistha [English], Volume 1-4 (by Vihari-Lala Mitra)
Chapter XLVII - Verification of gadhi’s vision < [Book V - Upasama khanda (upashama khanda)]
Folk Tales of Gujarat (and Jhaverchand Meghani) (by Vandana P. Soni)
Chapter 37 - Bapu Bhalalo < [Part 5 - Rang Chee Barot]
Taliesin (by David William Nash)