Kurda, Kūrda: 6 definitions


Kurda means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Kurda [कुरदा] in the Marathi language is the name of a plant identified with Celosia argentea L. from the Amaranthaceae (Amaranth) family having the following synonyms: Celosia japonica, Celosia stricta, Celosia plumosa. For the possible medicinal usage of kurda, 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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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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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

Kūrda (कूर्द).—[masculine] na [neuter] a jump.

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

Kūrda (कूर्द):—[from kūrd] m. ‘a jump’, prajāpateḥ k, ‘Prajāpati’s jump’, Name of a Sāman.

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

1) Kurda (कुर्द):—[(-ṅa) kurddate] 1. d. To play.

2) Kūrda (कूर्द):—(ṅa) kūrdate 1. d. To play.

[Sanskrit to German]

Kurda 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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