Niruja, Nīruja: 12 definitions
Niruja means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Buddhism, Pali, Jainism, Prakrit, 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: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)
Niruja in India is the name of a plant defined with Saussurea costus in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aplotaxis lappa Decaisne (among others).
Example references for further research on medicinal uses or toxicity (see latin names for full list):
· Dict. Sci. Nat. (1827)
· Annals and Magazine of Natural History (1841)
· Archives de Botanique (1833)
· CIS Chromosome Inform. Serv. (1993)
· Compositae Indicae (1876)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
If you are looking for specific details regarding Niruja, for example extract dosage, chemical composition, health benefits, pregnancy safety, diet and recipes, side effects, have a look at these references.
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Languages of India and abroad
Pali-English dictionarySource: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary
Nīruja, (adj.) (Sk. nīruja, nis+rujā)=nīroga Sdhp. 496. (Page 376)
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.
Sanskrit dictionarySource: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) Convalescent, well. n.
(-jaṃ) A sort of Costus, (C. speciosus.) E. ni implying opposition, (anti,) and ruj disease.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Benfey Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nīrujā (नीरुजा).—adj., f. jā. 1. free from pain, [Suśruta] 1, 292, 14. 2. healthy, [Hitopadeśa] i. [distich] 14, M.M. Sa-ruja, adj. sick, [Sāvitryupākhyāna] 5, 79.
Nīrujā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms nis and rujā (रुजा).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Cappeller Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Niruja (निरुज).—[adjective] free from sickness, healthy, whole-some.
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Nīruja (नीरुज).—[adjective] free from sickness, healthy, well.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Nīruja (नीरुज):—[=nī-ruja] [from nī > niḥ] mf(ā)n. idem, [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa] etc.
2) [v.s. ...] n. a species of Costus, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]
3) Niruja (निरुज):—[=ni-ruja] mfn. healthy, wholesome, [Mahābhārata; Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi]
4) [v.s. ...] jī-√kṛ, to make healthy, [Hemādri’s Caturvarga-cintāmaṇi] (cf. nī-r).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Nīruja (नीरुज):—[nī-ruja] (jaḥ-jā-jaṃ) a. Well. n. Costus.Source: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary (S)
Niruja (निरुज) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Ṇiruja.
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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.
Prakrit-English dictionarySource: DDSA: Paia-sadda-mahannavo; a comprehensive Prakrit Hindi dictionary
Ṇiruja (णिरुज) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Niruja.
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.
Kannada-English dictionarySource: Alar: Kannada-English corpus
Niruja (ನಿರುಜ):—[adjective] free from diseases; normal and healthy; sound.
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1) [noun] = ನಿರುಜೆ [niruje].
2) [noun] a healthy man.
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Nīruja (ನೀರುಜ):—[adjective] free from diseases; healthy; sound.
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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