Pasuna, Pāsūna: 5 definitions


Pasuna means something in Marathi, 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: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pasuna in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Streblus asper Lour. from the Moraceae (Mulberry) family. For the possible medicinal usage of pasuna, 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)

Pasuna in India is the name of a plant defined with Streblus asper in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Trophis cochinchinensis Poir. (among others).

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

· Mus. Bot. (1856)
· Flora de Filipinas (1837)
· FBI (1888)
· Encycl. (1808)
· Fl. Cochinch. (1790)
· Novae Plantarum Species praesertim Indiae Orientalis (1821)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Pasuna, for example health benefits, extract dosage, diet and recipes, chemical composition, pregnancy safety, 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

Marathi-English dictionary

Source: DDSA: The Molesworth Marathi and English Dictionary

pāsūna (पासून).—prep (pārśrva S H) From or since; noting distance from the past. Ex. tyā divasā- pāsūna mī gharīṃ āhēṃ. 2 From; noting separation or distance from in space. 3 From, proceeding from; noting production. Ex. hyā jhāḍāpāsūna phaḷa hōtēṃ. 4 From; noting departure from. Ex. mī tyāpāsūna ālōṃ. 5 From, away from; noting privation. Ex. tyānēṃ hyāpāsūna rupayē nēlē. 6 By; noting the agent. Ex. hēṃ bhāṇḍēṃ majapāsūna phuṭalēṃ. 7 By or beside; noting passage along. Ex. tō āmacē gāṃvāpāsūna gēlā. 8 Out of; from within; from the vicinity of; from connection with. Note. In some of the above senses this word is less familiar than javaḷūna.

Source: DDSA: The Aryabhusan school dictionary, Marathi-English

pāsūna (पासून).—prep Since. From. By.

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Marathi is an Indo-European language having over 70 million native speakers people in (predominantly) Maharashtra India. Marathi, like many other Indo-Aryan languages, evolved from early forms of Prakrit, which itself is a subset of Sanskrit, one of the most ancient languages of the world.

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Prakrit-English dictionary

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

Pasūṇa (पसूण) in the Prakrit language is related to the Sanskrit word: Prasūna.

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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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