Mugu, Mūgu: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Mugu in Kenya is the name of a plant defined with Landolphia buchananii in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Clitandra buchananii Hallier f..

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

· Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten. (1900)
· Flora of Tropical Africa (1902)

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mūgu (ಮೂಗು):—

1) [noun] the part of the face in humans hat contains the nostrils and the organs of smell and functions as the usual passage for air in respiration, formed of bone and cartilage, serving also to modify or modulate the voice or a part corresponding to this in animals; the nose.

2) [noun] the bill of a bird; beak.

3) [noun] the front end or point of termination.

4) [noun] the front part of a utensil.

5) [noun] the pointed end of a grain.

6) [noun] the condition of being not able to talk.

7) [noun] the front portion of a card where the yolk is fixed or tied.

8) [noun] ಮೂಗಿಲ್ಲದವಳಿಗೆ ಮೂಗುತಿ ಏಕೆ [mugilladavalige muguti eke]? mūgilladavaḷige mūguti ēke (prov.) why does anybody need something of which he or she has no use; ಮೂಗು ಹಿಡಿದರೆ ಬಾಯಿ ತಾನೇ ತೆರೆಯುತ್ತದೆ [mugu hididare bayi tane tereyuttade] mūgu hiḍidre bāyi tānē tereyuttde (prov.) catch some vulnerable points, to get the truth out;ಮೂಗು ಮೇಲಾಗು [mugu melagu] mūgu mēlāgu to hold one’s prestige high; ಮೂಗು ಹಾಕು [mugu haku] mūgu hāku = ಮೂಗು ತೂರಿಸು [mugu turisu]; ಮೂಗು ಹಾಯಿಸು [mugu hayisu] mūgu hāyisu = ಮೂಗು ತೂರಿಸು [mugu turisu]; ಮೂಗು ಹಿಡಿದು ಕೂರು [mugu hididu kuru] mūgu hiḍidu kūru to depend on destiny, without putting forth the effort reqauired; ಮೂಗ ಕೊಯ್ [muga koy] mūga koy to bring shame or dishonour upon; to disgrace; ಮೂಗಿಗೆ ತುಪ್ಪ ಹಚ್ಚು [mugige tuppa haccu] mūgige tuppa haccu (fig.) something offered as a tantalizing but deceptive inducement; to lure; ಮೂಗು ಚಾಚು [mugu cacu] mūgu cācu = ಮೂಗು ತೂರಿಸು [mugu turisu]; ಮೂಗಿನವರೆಗೆ ಕೆಲಸ [muginavarege kelasa] mūginavarege kelasa a restless, continuous work; ಮೂಗಿನವರೆಗೆ ಕುಡಿ [muginavarege kudi] mūginavarege kuḍi to drink (alholic liquors) beyond limit; ಮೂಗಿನಲಿ ಬೆರಳಿಡು [muginali beralidu] mūginali beraḷiḍu = ಮೂಗಿನ ಮೇಲೆ ಬೆರಳಿಡು [mugina mele beralidu]; ಮೂಗಿನ ಮೇಲೆ ಬೆರಳಿಡು [mugina mele beralidu] mūgina mēle beraḷiḍu to be wonder-struck; ಮೂಗು ಹೋಗು [mugu hogu] mūgu hōgu to be disgraced; to lose one’s respect, prestige; ಮೂಗಿಗೆ ಕವಡೆ ಕಟ್ಟಿಕೊಳ್ಳು [mugige kavade kattikollu] mūgige kavaḍe kaṭṭikoḷḷu (fig.) to work hard and without rest; ಮೂಗುಳ್ಳವ [mugullava] mūguḷḷava (fig.) a man having self-respect; a proud man; ಮೂಗುಮುರಿ [mugumuri] mūgu muri to sneer at; to scorn; to turn up one’s nose at; ಮೂಗಿನ ನೇರಕ್ಕೇ ಮಾತನಾಡು [mugina nerakke matanadu] mūgina nērakkē mātanāḍu (fig.) to talk, propose, plant etc. for one’s self-advantage; ಇಡೀ ಮುಳುಗಿದರೂ, ಮೂಗು ಮೇಲೆ [idi mulugidaru, mugu mele] iḍī muḷugidarū, mūgu mēle (prov.) argue even though vanquished; ಮೂಗು ತಿಕ್ಕು [mugu tikku] mūgu tikku (fig.) to become speechles, answerless; ಮೂಗು ತೂರಿಸು [mugu turisu] mūgu tūrisu (fig.) to intrude in other’s affairs, without being invited or asked for; ಮೂಗು ತಿಕ್ಕಿಸು [mugu tikkisu] mūgu tikkisu (fig.) to make another speechless or answerless; ಮೂಗಿನ ತುದಿಯಲ್ಲೇ ಕೋಪವಿರು [mugina tudiyalle kopaviru] mūgina tudiyallē kōpaviru to have a tendency to lose one’s temper; to be easily or quickly angerd.

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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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