Kinjalka, Kiñjalka, Kimjalka: 11 definitions


Kinjalka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Kinjalka in India is the name of a plant defined with Saussurea costus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aplotaxis lappa Decaisne (among others).

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

· Transactions of the Linnean Society of (1845)
· Iconographia Cormophytorum Sinicorum (6700)
· Archives de Botanique (1833)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1841)
· CIS Chromosome Inform. Serv. (1993)

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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

kiñjalka (किंजल्क).—m S The threads of the stamen or filaments of a flower.

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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: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kiñjalka (किञ्जल्क).—The filament or blossom of a lotus or any other plant; आकर्षद्भिः पद्मकिञ्ज- ल्कगन्धान् (ākarṣadbhiḥ padmakiñja- lkagandhān) Uttararāmacarita 3.2; R.15.52.

Derivable forms: kiñjalkaḥ (किञ्जल्कः).

See also (synonyms): kiñja, kiñjala.

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

Kiñjalka (किञ्जल्क).—m.

(-lkaḥ) The filament of a lotus, great numbers of which surround the pericarp. n.

(-lkaṃ) The flower of the Mesua ferrea. E. kiñcit somewhat, jak to hide or cover, ka affix, and the form irr.

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

Kiñjalka (किञ्जल्क).—m. A filament, especially of the lotus, [Bhāgavata-Purāṇa, (ed. Burnouf.)] 3, 15, 43; 2, 2, 9; Mahābhārata 3, 12880.

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

Kiñjalka (किञ्जल्क).—[substantive] filament or blossom, [especially] of the lotus.

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

1) Kiñjalka (किञ्जल्क):—[from kiñjala] mn. (or kiṃ-j; [gana] kiṃśukādi) the filament of a plant (especially of a lotus), [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra; Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.

2) [v.s. ...] n. the flower of Mesua ferrea, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kiñjalka (किञ्जल्क):—[kiñja+lka] (lkaḥ) 1. m. Idem. n. Flower of the Messua ferrea.

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Kinjalka 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

Kiṃjalka (ಕಿಂಜಲ್ಕ):—[noun] the stalk of a stamen bearing the anther in flowers, such as lotus; the filament.

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Kiṃjaḷka (ಕಿಂಜಳ್ಕ):—[noun] = ಕಿಂಜಲ್ಕ [kimjalka].

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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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