Parangi, Paraṅgī, Paramgi: 4 definitions


Parangi means something in Buddhism, Pali, 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 Buddhism

Theravada (major branch of Buddhism)

Source: Pali Kanon: Pali Proper Names

The Pali name for the Portuguese, who invaded Ceylon. E.g., Cv.xcv. 5, 96; xcviii.80.

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Theravāda is a major branch of Buddhism having the the Pali canon (tipitaka) as their canonical literature, which includes the vinaya-pitaka (monastic rules), the sutta-pitaka (Buddhist sermons) and the abhidhamma-pitaka (philosophy and psychology).

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Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Parangi [ಪರಂಗಿ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Carica papaya L. from the Caricaceae (Papaya) family. For the possible medicinal usage of parangi, 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.

Parangi [பரங்கி] in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Cucurbita pepo L. from the Cucurbitaceae (Pumpkin) family having the following synonyms: Cucumis pepo.

Source: Google Books: CRC World Dictionary (Regional names)

1) Parangi in India is the name of a plant defined with Boswellia serrata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Boswellia serrata Roxb. ex Colebr. (among others).

2) Parangi is also identified with Carica papaya It has the synonym Vasconcellea peltata A. DC. (etc.).

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

· Taxon (1979)
· Pl. Coromandel (1811)
· Agents Actions (1988)
· Verhandelingen van het bataviaasch genootschap van kunsten en wetenschappen (1790)
· Phytochem. Anal. (2001)
· European Journal of Herbal Medicine (1998)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Parangi, for example extract dosage, diet and recipes, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, health benefits, side effects, have a look at these references.

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Paraṃgi (ಪರಂಗಿ):—[noun] a large, mounted piece of artillery; a cannon.

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Paraṃgi (ಪರಂಗಿ):—

1) [noun] the tree Carica papaya of Caricaceae family, having a bunch of large leaves at the top; papaya tree.

2) [noun] its large, oblong, yellowish-orange fruit like melon, which is eaten raw or cooked and also used for its juice; papaya.

3) [noun] the plant Ananas comosus ( = A. sativus) of Bromeliaceae family, have a short stem and spiny-edged, recurved leaves; pinapple plant.

4) [noun] its juicy, edible fruit; pineapple.

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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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