Nirulli, Nīruḷḷi: 2 definitions


Nirulli 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: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Nirulli [ನೀರುಳ್ಳಿ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Allium cepa L. from the Alliaceae (Onion) family. For the possible medicinal usage of nirulli, 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.

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Nīruḷḷi (ನೀರುಳ್ಳಿ):—

1) [noun] the plant Allium cepa of Liliaceae family; onion plant.

2) [noun] its strong, sharp smelling edible bulb; onion.

3) [noun] a large-sized, deciduous tree Bischofia javanica of Euphorbiaceae family with trifoliate leaves, reddish wood (used for making railway sleepers).

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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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