Koni, Kōṇī, Koṇī, Koṇi: 11 definitions

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Koni means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, 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.

India history and geography

Source: Project Gutenberg: Castes and Tribes of Southern India, Volume 1

Koni refers to the “bier”, i.e., the making of the bier, and represents one of the four privileges of a Marayan according to a proverb. The Marayans are summed up, in the Madras Census Report, 1901, as being “temple servants and drummers in Malabar”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

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

1) Koni in India is the name of a plant defined with Pithecellobium dulce in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Inga dulcis Mart. (among others).

2) Koni is also identified with Setaria italica It has the synonym Panicum italicum var. inerme Döll (etc.).

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

· Flora Rossica (1853)
· Florae Fluminensis Icones (1831)
· Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club (1895)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique. Botanique (1810)
· American Journal of Botany (1915)
· Mémoires de la Société des Sciences Naturelles de Cherbourg (1912)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Koni, for example diet and recipes, chemical composition, health benefits, extract dosage, side effects, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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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

kōṇī (कोणी).—pron int (kōṇa) Any one? any person whatever? 2 pron ind Any one. kōṇī kōṇācā gurū na kōṇī kōṇācā cēlā (No one is Guru. to any one, and no one is Chela to any one.) Expresses anarchy or wild confusion.

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

kōṇī (कोणी).—pro Any one? Any person what- ever? Any one.

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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

Koṇi (कोणि).—a. Having a crooked hand.

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

Koṇi (कोणि).—mfn. (-ṇiḥ-ṇiḥ-ṇi) Having a crooked arm: see kuṇi.

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

Koṇi (कोणि):—mfn. (= kuṇi) having a crooked arm, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Koṇi (कोणि):—[(ṇiḥ-ṇiḥ-ṇi) a.] Having a crooked arm; a cripple.

[Sanskrit to German]

Koni 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

Kōṇi (ಕೋಣಿ):—[noun] a place where converging sides or edges meet; the internal space or recess formed by the meeting of two walls, esp. of a room; a corner.

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Kōṇi (ಕೋಣಿ):—

1) [noun] the planet that we live on; terrestrial globe.

2) [noun] land, as distinguished from sea or sky; the ground.

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Kōni (ಕೋನಿ):—[noun] the shape made by two straight lines meeting at a common point, the vertex or by two planes meeting along an edge; an angle.

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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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