Mridvi, Mṛdvī: 4 definitions


Mridvi 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.

The Sanskrit term Mṛdvī can be transliterated into English as Mrdvi or Mridvi, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

Biology (plants and animals)

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

Mridvi in India is the name of a plant defined with Aconitum heterophyllum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aconitum heterophyllum Wall..

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

· Numer. List (4722)
· Illustrations of the Botany … of the Himalayan Mountains (1833)

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Mṛdvī (मृद्वी).—A vine or bunch of grapes; वाचं तदीयां परिपीय मृद्वीं मृद्वीकया तुल्यरसां स हंसः (vācaṃ tadīyāṃ paripīya mṛdvīṃ mṛdvīkayā tulyarasāṃ sa haṃsaḥ) N.3.6; मृद्वीका रसिता सिता समशिता (mṛdvīkā rasitā sitā samaśitā)... Bv.4.13,37; Mahābhārata (Bombay) 7.64.7.

See also (synonyms): mṛdvīkā.

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

Mṛdvī (मृद्वी):—[from mṛdu > mṛd] f. a vine with red grapes, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.] (cf. mṛdvīkā)

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Mridvi 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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