Kur: 12 definitions


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

India history and geography

Source: Shodhganga: A translation of Jhaverchand Meghanis non translated folk tales

Kur refers to “Rice or an eatable prepared from corn”.—It is defined in the glossary attached to the study dealing with Gujarat Folk tales composed by Gujarati poet Jhaverchand Meghani (1896-1947)

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, 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) Kur in India is the name of a plant defined with Colocasia esculenta in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Alocasia illustris W. Bull (among others).

2) Kur is also identified with Saussurea costus It has the synonym Aplotaxis lappa Decaisne (etc.).

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

· Bulletin of the National Science Museum (1953)
· Cytologia (1978)
· Japanese Journal of Breeding (1986)
· Helios (1893)
· Oesterreichisches Botanisches Wochenblatt (1854)
· Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1841)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Kur (कुर्).—6 P. (kurati, kurita) To sound.

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

Kur (कुर्).—[kura] r. 6th cl. (kurati) To sound.

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

Kur (कुर्).—i. 6, [Parasmaipada.] To sound.

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

Kur (कुर्):—[class] 6. [Parasmaipada] kurati, to utter a sound, [Dhātupāṭha xxviii, 51.]

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

Kur (कुर्):—(kurati) 6. a. To sound.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kur 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

Kūr (ಕೂರ್):—

1) [verb] = ಕೂರು [kuru]1.

2) [verb] ಕೂರದನ್ [kuradan] kūradan a man who does not love; he who hates; ಕೂರ್ತ [kurta] kūrta a man who loves (a woman); a lover; ಕೂರ್ತಳ್ [kurtal] kurtaḷ a woman who loves (a man); a lover.

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Kūr (ಕೂರ್):—

1) [verb] to become sharp, keen.

2) [verb] to become wrathful, furious.

3) [verb] (dial.) to fill (into a container) with force.

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Kūr (ಕೂರ್):—[verb] = ಕೂರು [kuru]2.

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Kūr (ಕೂರ್):—[noun] = ಕೂರು [kuru]3.

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Kūr (ಕೂರ್):—[adjective] suitable for use in cutting or piercing; having a very thin edge or fine point; keen; sharp.

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Kūr (ಕೂರ್):—

1) [noun] the quality or fact of being sharp, piercing, keen, etc.; sharpness.

2) [noun] marked courage; valour.

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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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Nepali dictionary

Source: unoes: Nepali-English Dictionary

Kur is another spelling for कुर [kura].—n. 1. the fish-net; 2. heap; pile; 3. part; segment;

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Nepali is the primary language of the Nepalese people counting almost 20 million native speakers. The country of Nepal is situated in the Himalaya mountain range to the north of India.

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