Mamai, Mamāi: 2 definitions

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Mamai means something in Jainism, Prakrit, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

Mamai in Borneo is the name of a plant defined with Leea indica in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aquilicia ottilis Gaertn. (among others).

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

· Systema Naturae, ed. 12 (1767)
· Journal of the Indian Botanical Society (1992)
· Lingnan Science Journal (1935)
· Catalogus plantarum quae in Horto botanico bogoriensi (1866)
· Prodromus stirpium in horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium. (1796)
· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1824)

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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

Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Mamāi (ममाइ) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Mamatvin.

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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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