Nagaranga, Nāgaraṅga, Naga-ranga, Nagaramga: 11 definitions


Nagaranga 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.

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

[«previous next»] — Nagaranga in Ayurveda glossary

Dietetics and Culinary Art (such as household cooking)

Source: Shodhganga: Dietetics and culinary art in ancient and medieval India

Nāgaraṅga (नागरङ्ग) refers to the “citron” and is mentioned in a list of potential causes for indigestion in the 17th century Bhojanakutūhala (dravyaguṇāguṇa-kathana), and is commonly found in literature dealing with the topics of dietetics and culinary art, also known as Pākaśāstra or Pākakalā.—A complete section in Bhojanakutūhala is devoted for the description of agents that cause indigestion [viz., nāgaraṅga (citron)]. These agents consumed on a large scale can cause indigestion for certain people. The remedies [viz., guḍa (jaggery) or kodravaka (kodo millet)] for these types of indigestions are also explained therewith.

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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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General definition (in Hinduism)

[«previous next»] — Nagaranga in Hinduism glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Hinduism

Nāgaraṅga (नागरङ्ग) is a Sanskrit word referring to the “orange tree”, or the fruit thereof.

Biology (plants and animals)

[«previous next»] — Nagaranga in Biology glossary
Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Nagaranga [नागरंगा] in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Citrus aurantium L. from the Rutaceae (Citrus) family having the following synonyms: Citrus sinensis, Citrus paradisi, Citrus vulgaris. For the possible medicinal usage of nagaranga, 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)

Nagaranga in India is the name of a plant defined with Citrus sinensis in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Citrus x sinensis (L.) Osbeck (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Fieldiana, Botany (1946)
· An Interpretation of Rumphius’s Herbarium Amboinense (1917)
· Reise nach Ostindien und China (1765)

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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

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

Nāgaraṅga (नागरङ्ग).—the orange.

Derivable forms: nāgaraṅgaḥ (नागरङ्गः).

Nāgaraṅga is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nāga and raṅga (रङ्ग).

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

Nāgaraṅga (नागरङ्ग).—m.

(-ṅgaḥ) The orange; in India usually applied to the Sylhet orange, (Citrus aurantium.) E. nāga an elephant, raṅga to be sick, affix ghañ; on which elephants feed till they become ill; or nāga red lead, and raṅga colour, of the colour of red lead. (nārāṅgī nevu .)

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

Nāgaraṅga (नागरङ्ग):—[=nāga-raṅga] [from nāga] m. an orange-tree, [Śrīkaṇṭha-carita; cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Nāgaraṅga (नागरङ्ग):—[nāga-raṅga] (ṅgaḥ) 1. m. The orange.

[Sanskrit to German]

Nagaranga 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»] — Nagaranga in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nāgaraṃga (ನಾಗರಂಗ):—

1) [noun] the orange tree Citrus aurantium (= C. bergamia) of Rutaceae family.

2) [noun] its reddish-yellow, edible fruit with a sweet, juicy pulp.

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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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