Naharu, Nahāru: 7 definitions


Naharu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, Hindi, 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.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Naharu in the Assamese language is the name of a plant identified with Allium sativum L. from the Alliaceae (Onion) family having the following synonyms: Allium ophioscorodon, Allium pekinense. For the possible medicinal usage of naharu, 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)

Naharu in India is the name of a plant defined with Allium sativum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Porrum ophioscorodon (Link) Rchb. (among others).

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

· Species Plantarum (1753)
· Gardeners Dictionary, ed. 8

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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

Pali-English dictionary

Source: BuddhaSasana: Concise Pali-English Dictionary

nahāru : (m.) a sinew; a tendon.

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Nahāru, & Nhāru (Sk. snāyu, Idg. *snē to sew, cp. Gr. nέw, nήqw, nhμa (thread); Ohg. nājan; also Gr. neu_ron (=Lat. nervus); Ags. sinu (=sinew); Ohg. senawa; Goth. nepla=Ags. n&amacremacr; dl (=needle); Oir. snātha (thread); Ohg. snuor (cord)=Ags. snōd) sinew, tendon, muscle. In the anatomy of the body n. occupies the place between maṃsa (flesh, soft flesh) & aṭṭhi (bone), as is seen from ster. sequence chavi, camma, maṃsa, nahāru, aṭṭhi, aṭṭhi-miñja (e.g. at Vin. I, 25; J. III, 84). See also definition in detail at SnA 246 sq. & KhA 47. ‹-› Vin. I, 25 (nh°); M. I, 429 (used for bow strings); A. I, 50; III, 324; IV, 47 sq. (°daddula), 129; Kh 111.; Sn. 194 (aṭṭhi°) Nd2 97 (nh°); DhA. III, 118; ThA. 257 (nh°); PvA. 68 (aṭṭhi-camma°), 80 (camma-maṃsa°); Sdhp. 46, 103. (Page 349)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Naharū (नहरू).—or °ru, f. (Pali nahāru, nhāru; AMg. etc. ṇhāru; no form with short penultimate a recorded; compare Sanskrit snāyu), sinew: °rūḥ Mahāvyutpatti 3989 (but Index cites stem °ru, and Mironov °ruḥ) = Tibetan chu ba, a large sinew; note snāyuḥ Mahāvyutpatti 3990 = rgyus pa, small, finer fibers.

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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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Nāharū (नाहरू):—(nm) the Guincaworm—Filaria medinesis.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Ṇahāru (णहारु) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Snāyu.

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Prakrit is an ancient language closely associated with both Pali and Sanskrit. Jain literature is often composed in this language or sub-dialects, such as the Agamas and their commentaries which are written in Ardhamagadhi and Maharashtri Prakrit. The earliest extant texts can be dated to as early as the 4th century BCE although core portions might be older.

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