Kunjala, Kuñjala, Kumjala: 8 definitions


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In Hinduism

Purana and Itihasa (epic history)

Source: archive.org: Puranic Encyclopedia

1) Kuñjala (कुञ्जल).—A warrior of Skanda. (Śalya Parva. Chapter 45).

2) Kuñjala (कुञ्जल).—A wise parrot which lived on the banks of the river Narmadā. The Padma Purāṇa (Chapter 85, Bhūmikhaṇḍa) has the following to say about the parrot.

2) Kuñjala, the wise parrot, had a wife and four sons called Ujjvala, Samujjvala, Vijvala and Kapiñjala. These brothers used to feed themselves on sweet fruits etc. on the planes, mountains and other places. They also used to carry tasty fruits to their parents. The four brothers thus led a happy life in every way. (See under Subāhu).

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The Purana (पुराण, purāṇas) refers to Sanskrit literature preserving ancient India’s vast cultural history, including historical legends, religious ceremonies, various arts and sciences. The eighteen mahapuranas total over 400,000 shlokas (metrical couplets) and date to at least several centuries BCE.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kuñjala (कुञ्जल).—Sour gruel.

Derivable forms: kuñjalam (कुञ्जलम्).

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

Kuñjala (कुञ्जल).—m.

(-laḥ) Sour gruel: see kāñjika. E. ku bad, and jala water. form irr.

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

1) Kuñjala (कुञ्जल):—m. Name of one of Skanda’s attendants, [Mahābhārata ix, 2578]

2) n. sour gruel (cf. kāñjika), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Kuñjala (कुञ्जल):—(laḥ) 1. m. Sour gruel.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kunjala 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

Kuṃjala (ಕುಂಜಲ):—[noun] a liquid food, as of oatmeal etc., boiled in sour buttermilk.

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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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