Panu, Panū: 8 definitions


Panu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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)

1) Panu in Nigeria is the name of a plant defined with Zea mays in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Zea mays var. gracillima Körn. ex Hitchc. (among others).

2) Panu in Pacific is also identified with Thespesia populnea It has the synonym Hibiscus blumei Kuntze (etc.).

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

· The American Botanist and Florist (1870)
· Catalogo del Real Orto Botanico di Napoli (1845)
· Blumea (1966)
· Botanische Zeitung. Berlin (1851)
· Revisio Generum Plantarum (1891)
· Prodromus Stirpium in Horto ad Chapel Allerton vigentium (1796)

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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

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Panu (पनु) or Panū (पनू).—Ved. Admiration, praise.

Derivable forms: panuḥ (पनुः), panūḥ (पनूः).

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

Panu (पनु).—[feminine] admiration, praise.

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Panū (पनू).—[feminine] admiration, praise.

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

1) Panū (पनू):—[from pan] panU/ f. admiration, [ib.]

2) Panu (पनु):—[from pan] f. admiration, [ib.]

[Sanskrit to German]

Panu 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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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Pāṇu (पाणु) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Prāṇa.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pānu (ಪಾನು):—

1) [noun] a leaf of a plant.

2) [noun] any of several rectangular pieces of either printed or unprinted papers with a number of pages printed on it, and bound together; a sheet.

3) [noun] a betal leaf (esp. of Piper betle of Piperaceae family).

4) [noun] a preparation of betal leaves, arecanuts, lime, scent, etc. for chewing.

5) [noun] a playing card used in various games.

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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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