Lajjalu, Lajjālu: 13 definitions

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Lajjalu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Marathi, Jainism, Prakrit. 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

Lajjalu [लज्जालु] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Biophytum reinwardtii from the Oxalidaceae (Wood sorrel) family having the following synonyms: Oxalis reinwardtii. For the possible medicinal usage of lajjalu, 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.

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Lajjālu (लज्जालु) is the Sanskrit name for a medicinal plant identified with Mimosa pudica Linn. or “sensitive plant” from the Fabaceae or “legume” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.103-106 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. Lajjālu is commonly known in Hindi as Chuī-muī (chuīmuī) or Lājavantī; in Bengali as Lajālū; in Marathi as Lajāri; in Gujurati as Risamnī; in Telugu as Mumgudā; and in Tamil as Tottacyurāngī.

Lajjālu is mentioned as having twenty-one synonyms: Lajjāhvī, Raktapādī, Śamīpatrā, Spṛkkā, Khadirapatrikā, Saṃkocanī, Samaṅgā, Namaskārī, Prasāriṇī, Lajjālu, Saptaparṇī, Khadirī, Gaṇḍamālikā, Lajjā, Lajjikā, Sparśalajjā, Asrarodhinī, Raktamūlā, Tāmramūlā, Svaguptā and Añjalikārikā.

Properties and characteristics: “Raktapādī or Lajjālu is pungent (kaṭu), cooling (śīta), anti-pitta and anti-diarrhoea. It cures oedema, burning syndrome, exhaustion, asthma, wounds, kuṣṭha (leprosy and allied skin disease) and disease due to vitiated kapha and blood”.

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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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

lajjālu (लज्जालु).—m S The sensitive plant, Mimosa pudica.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Lajjālu (लज्जालु).—a. Modest, bashful. -m., f. Name of the sensitive plant (also lajjirī); लज्जालुः स्यात् शमीपत्रा समङ्गाञ्जलि- कारिका । रक्तपादी नमस्कारी नाम्ना खादरकेत्यपि ॥ लज्जालुः शीतला तिक्ता कषाया कफपित्तजित् । रक्तपित्तमतीसारं योनिरोगं विनाशयेत् (lajjāluḥ syāt śamīpatrā samaṅgāñjali- kārikā | raktapādī namaskārī nāmnā khādaraketyapi || lajjāluḥ śītalā tiktā kaṣāyā kaphapittajit | raktapittamatīsāraṃ yonirogaṃ vināśayet) || Bhāva P.

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

Lajjālu (लज्जालु).—m.

(-luḥ) A sensitive plant, (Mimosa pudica.) E. lajjā, āluk aff.

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

Lajjālu (लज्जालु).—[adjective] bashful, modest.

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

1) Lajjālu (लज्जालु):—[from lajj] mfn. shameful, bashful, timid (in Prākṛt °luka), [Ratnāvalī]

2) [v.s. ...] f. Mimosa Pudica, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Lajjālu (लज्जालु):—[lajjā+lu] (luḥ) 2. m. A sensitive plant.

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)

Lajjālu (लज्जालु) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit words: Lajjālu, Lajjāluā, Lajjāluṃiṇī, Lajjāluira, Lajjālura.

[Sanskrit to German]

Lajjalu 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary

1) Lajjālu (लज्जालु) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Lajjālu.

2) Lajjālu (लज्जालु) also relates to the Sanskrit word: Lajjālu.

2) Lajjālu has the following synonyms: Lajjāluā, Lajjāluṃiṇī.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Lajjālu (ಲಜ್ಜಾಲು):—[adjective] not at ease with other people; shy; bashful.

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Lajjālu (ಲಜ್ಜಾಲು):—

1) [noun] = ಲಜ್ಜಾವತಿ - [lajjavati -] 2.

2) [noun] a man who is not at ease with other people; a man who is shy.

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Lajjāḷu (ಲಜ್ಜಾಳು):—[adjective] = ಲಜ್ಜಾಲು [lajjalu]1.

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Lajjāḷu (ಲಜ್ಜಾಳು):—[noun] = ಲಜ್ಜಾಲು [lajjalu]2.

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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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