Khurd, Khūrd: 8 definitions
Khurd means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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)
Khurd in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Eleusine indica (L.) Gaertn. from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Cynosurus indicus, Eleusine japonica. For the possible medicinal usage of khurd, 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.
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)
Khurd in India is the name of a plant defined with Eleusine indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Chloris repens Steud. (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Grasses of Burma (1960)
· Am. Journal of Botany (1999)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (2005)
· Biologia Centrali-Americana; … Botany … (1885)
· Mantissa (1824)
· Grasses of Ceylon (1956)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Khurd, for example side effects, diet and recipes, health benefits, chemical composition, extract dosage, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.
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Languages of India and abroad
Khurd (खुर्द्) or Khūrd (खूर्द्).—1 Ā. (khu-khūrdate) To play.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khurd (खुर्द्).—[khurda] r. 1st cl. (khurdate or khūrdate) To play, to sport.
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Khūrd (खूर्द्).—[khūrda] r. 1st cl. (khūrdate) To play: see khurda.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Khurd (खुर्द्).—i. 1, khūrda, [Ātmanepada.] To play.
— Cf. kurd.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Khurd (खुर्द्):—(= √kurd, gurd) [class] 1. [Ātmanepada] khūrdate, to play, sport, [Dhātupāṭha ii, 21.]
2) Khūrd (खूर्द्):—= √khurd q.v.
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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.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Starts with: Khurd mendi, Khurd-mendi, Khurda, Khurdabina, Khurdara, Khurdasanaka, Khurdati, Khurdbard, Khurdekari, Khurdubardu, Khurduphardu, Khurduwara.
Ends with: Bans khurd, Banskhurd, Dana hil khurd, Dana ilaichi khurd, Dudh khurd, Heel khurd, Ilacihi khurd, Ilaichi khurd, Ilalchi khurd, Ilayachikhurd, Kakilahekhurd, Shibbit valane-khurd, Valane-khurd.
Full-text: Heel khurd, Khurd mendi, Valane-khurd, Ilaici khurd nim kofta, Dudh khurd, Ilalchi khurd, Ilaichi khurd, Ilacihi khurd, Bans khurd, Shibbit valane-khurd, Dana hil khurd, Dana ilaichi khurd, Ilaichi khurd nim kofta, Khurd-mendi, Sihadauni, Hariraja, Uladana.
Search found 3 books and stories containing Khurd, Khūrd; (plurals include: Khurds, Khūrds). You can also click to the full overview containing English textual excerpts. Below are direct links for the most relevant articles:
Settlement in Early Historic Ganga Plain (by Chirantani Das)
Part 7 - Ceramics and Pottery of the Vārāṇasī region < [Chapter VI - Vārāṇasī: Emergence of the Urban Centre and Seat of Administration]
Part 2 - Neolithic-Chalcolithic material Culture of the Vindhya-middle Gaṅgā Plains < [Chapter VI - Vārāṇasī: Emergence of the Urban Centre and Seat of Administration]
Part 6 - Agriculture of the Vārāṇasī region < [Chapter V - Rise of Vārāṇasī as a Nodal Centre]
Impact of Vedic Culture on Society (by Kaushik Acharya)