Mangalyaka, Maṅgalyaka, Mamgalyaka: 8 definitions


Mangalyaka means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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)

[«previous next»] — Mangalyaka in Ayurveda glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Maṅgalyaka (मङ्गल्यक) is another word for Masūra (Lens culinaris “lentil”) according to the Bhāvaprakāśa, which is a 16th century medicinal thesaurus authored by Bhāvamiśra. The term is used throughout Ayurvedic literature.

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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

[«previous next»] — Mangalyaka in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Maṅgalyaka (मङ्गल्यक).—A kind of pulse (masūra).

Derivable forms: maṅgalyakaḥ (मङ्गल्यकः).

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

Maṅgalyaka (मङ्गल्यक).—m.

(-kaḥ) Lentils, (Cicer lens.) E. kan added to the preceding.

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

Maṅgalyaka (मङ्गल्यक):—[from maṅgala] m. Cices Lens, [Bhāvaprakāśa]

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

Maṅgalyaka (मङ्गल्यक):—(kaḥ) 1. m. Lentils.

[Sanskrit to German]

Mangalyaka 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

[«previous next»] — Mangalyaka in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Maṃgalyaka (ಮಂಗಲ್ಯಕ):—[noun] = ಮಂಗಳ್ಯಕ [mamgalyaka].

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Maṃgaḷyaka (ಮಂಗಳ್ಯಕ):—

1) [noun] the pea plant Vicia hirusta ( = Ervum hirsutum) of Papilionaceae family.

2) [noun] its pea.

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Māṃgalyaka (ಮಾಂಗಲ್ಯಕ):—

1) [noun] the annual plant Cicer arientinum of Papilonaceae family.

2) [noun] its pea or its split pot; Bengal gram.

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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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