Kshutabhijanana, Kṣutābhijanana, Kshuta-bhijanana: 6 definitions


Kshutabhijanana 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.

The Sanskrit term Kṣutābhijanana can be transliterated into English as Ksutabhijanana or Kshutabhijanana, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Kshutabhijanana in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Kṣutābhijanana (क्षुताभिजनन) is another name for Rājasarṣapa, which is a Sanskrit word referring to Brassica nigra (black mustard), from the Brassicaceae family. Certain plant parts of Rājasarṣapa are eaten as a vegetable (śāka), according to Caraka in his Carakasaṃhitā sūtrasthāna (chapter 27), a classical Ayurvedic work. The synonym was identified in the Rājanighaṇṭu (verse 16.121), which is a 13th century medicinal thesaurus.

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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.

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Sanskrit dictionary

[«previous next»] — Kshutabhijanana in Sanskrit glossary
Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Kṣutābhijanana (क्षुताभिजनन).—m.

(-naḥ) Black-mustard. E. kṣuta sneezing, and abhijanana what produces; also kṣudhābhijanana.

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

Kṣutābhijanana (क्षुताभिजनन):—[from kṣuta > kṣu] m. ‘causing a sneeze’, black mustard, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kṣutābhijanana (क्षुताभिजनन):—[kṣutā-bhijanana] (naḥ) 1. m. Black mus-

[Sanskrit to German]

Kshutabhijanana 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

[«previous next»] — Kshutabhijanana in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Kṣutābhijanana (ಕ್ಷುತಾಭಿಜನನ):—

1) [noun] the plant Brassica nigra of Brassicaceae family, with yellow flowers and slender pods containing round seeds.

2) [noun] its black seed used as a spice for seasoning of foods and as a counterirritant in medicine; black mustard.

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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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