Kumpala, Kuṃpala, Kumpaḷā: 2 definitions
Kumpala means something in Jainism, Prakrit, biology, Tamil. 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: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs
Kumpala [கும்பலா] in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Glochidion zeylanicum (Gaertn.) A.Juss. from the Phyllanthaceae (Amla) family having the following synonyms: Glochidion hongkongense, Glochidion nitidum, Glochidion sumatranum. For the possible medicinal usage of kumpala, 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.
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Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
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.
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