Limpaka, Limpāka: 9 definitions
Limpaka 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.
Kavya (poetry)Source: Shodhganga: The Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara
Limpāka (लिम्पाक) is the name a locality mentioned in Rājaśekhara’s 10th-century Kāvyamīmāṃsā.—Rājaśekhara in his Kāvyamīmāṃsā places this region in northern India. However some of the think this with the Lapo of Hiuen Thsang and Lambotoe of Ptolemy or the present Lamghan. This is a small tract of country lying along the northern bank of the Kābul river and bounded on the west and east by Ālingar and Kunar rivers and on the north by the snowy mountains.
Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.
Biology (plants and animals)Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
1) Limpaka in India is the name of a plant defined with Citrus aurantifolia in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Limonia aurantiifolia Christm. (among others).
2) Limpaka is also identified with Citrus limon It has the synonym Citrus aurantifolia (Christm.) Swingle (etc.).
3) Limpaka is also identified with Citrus medica It has the synonym Citreum vulgare Tourn. ex Mill. (etc.).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Vollstandiges Pflanzensystem (1777)
· Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (1950)
· Plantae Wilsonianae (1914)
· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Phytomorphology (1998)
· Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences (1913)
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Sanskrit dictionarySource: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary
Limpāka (लिम्पाक).—[lip ākan pṛṣo°]
1) The citron or lime tree.
2) An ass.
-kam A citron or lime.
Derivable forms: limpākaḥ (लिम्पाकः).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-kaḥ) 1. The lime tree, (Citrus acida.) “pātilebura gācha .” 2. An ass. E. lipi to smear, aff. kākan .Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Limpāka (लिम्पाक).—m. 1. The lime tree, Citrus acida. 2. An ass.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Limpāka (लिम्पाक):—[from lip] m. an ass, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
2) [v.s. ...] a citron or lime tree (n. its fruit), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Limpāka (लिम्पाक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Lime tree; ass.
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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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Kavyamimamsa of Rajasekhara (Study) (by Debabrata Barai)
Part 8.7 - The region of Uttarāpatha (northern part) < [Chapter 5 - Analyasis and Interpretations of the Kāvyamīmāṃsā]