Mun, Muṇ, Muṉ: 11 definitions


Mun means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, the history of ancient India, biology, Tamil. 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.

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India history and geography

Source: Glossary of Sinhalese Folk Terms appearing in the Service Tenure Register

Mun:—A sort of pea forming one of the chief products of a hena, and largely used as a ourry.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Mun [মুন] in the Manipuri language is the name of a plant identified with Acrocarpus fraxinifolius from the Caesalpiniaceae (Gumohar) family. For the possible medicinal usage of mun, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

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

Mun in India is the name of a plant defined with Vigna radiata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Phaseolus trinervius Wight & Arn. (among others).

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

· Japanese Journal of Botany (1955)
· Flora Indica (1832)
· Bull. Nat. Sci. Mus. (1953)
· Journal of Economic and Taxonomic Botany (1985)
· J. Wuhan Bot. Res. (1998)
· Bull. Appl. Bot. Gen. Pl. Breed. (1982)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Mun, for example chemical composition, diet and recipes, health benefits, extract dosage, side effects, pregnancy safety, have a look at these references.

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Muṇ (मुण्).—6 P. (muṇati) To promise.

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

Muṇ (मुण्).—r. 6th cl. (muṇati) To vow or promise.

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

Muṇ (मुण्).—i. 6, [Parasmaipada.] To promise.

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

Muṇ (मुण्):—[class] 6. [Parasmaipada] muṇati, to promise, [Dhātupāṭha xxviii, 44.]

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

Muṇ (मुण्):—(śa) muṇati 6. a. To vow.

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

Muṇ (मुण्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Muṇa.

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Mun 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

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Mun (ಮುನ್):—

1) [adjective] being in or coming from front side.

2) [adjective] following the present; yet to come; future.

3) [adjective] happened in, relating to the initial stage.

4) [adjective] of times long past; ancient.

5) [adjective] moving towards prosperity; tending to improve or aiming at a higher state, condition or status.

6) [adjective] of, at or in the rear.

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Mun (ಮುನ್):—

1) [noun] the area, portion, region facing something.

2) [noun] that which follows the present or yet to come.

3) [noun] the beginning.

4) [noun] anything from or belong to ancient times.

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Mun (ಮುನ್):—

1) [adverb] in front; to or towards front.

2) [adverb] at a later time; after some time; subsequently.

3) [adverb] in the beinning; initially.

4) [adverb] in the past.

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Mun (ಮುನ್):—[noun] (in comp. only) three.

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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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