Nadeya, Nādeya: 6 definitions


Nadeya 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)

Source: Wisdom Library: Āyurveda and botany

Nādeya (नादेय) refers to “fresh water fish” found in rivers, according to the Dhanvantari-nighaṇṭu. It is also known as nādeyamatsya. In the science of Āyurveda (ancient Indian healthcare), the meat of a fish (matsya) is used and prepared in balanced diets. Nādeya decreases the gases in the stomach. The Dhanvantarinighaṇṭu is a 10th-century medicinal thesaurus (nighaṇṭu) containing characteristics and synonyms of various herbal plants and minerals.

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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-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Nādeya (नादेय).—[nadyā nadasya vā ṭhak] River-born, aquatic, marine; Rām.4.39.12.

-yam Rock-salt; नादेयं नादेयं शरदि वसन्ते च नादेयम् (nādeyaṃ nādeyaṃ śaradi vasante ca nādeyam) Vaidyakam.

-yī Name of several plants (Mar. bhuijāṃbhaḷī, ṭāhākaḷa, borū etc.).

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

Nādeya (नादेय).—mfn.

(-yaḥ-yī-yaṃ) Ocean or river-born, marine, aquatic. n.

(-yaṃ) 1. Sea salt. 2. Antimony. f. (-yī) 1. A sort of reed growing usually near water, (Calamus fasciculatus. Rox.) 2. A plant, (Premna herbacea, Rox.) 3. The orange. 4. A tree see jayantī 5. The China rose. E. nada a river or the sea, and ḍhak affix, fem. affix ṅīp; also with kan added, in the fem. form nādeyikā f. (-kā .)

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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. 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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