Pinj, Piñj: 6 definitions


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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Pinj [पिंज] in the Hindi language is the name of a plant identified with Firmiana colorata (Roxb.) R.Br. from the Sterculiaceae (Cacao) family having the following synonyms: Erythropsis colorata, Sterculia colorata. For the possible medicinal usage of pinj, 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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Piñj (पिञ्ज्).—I. 2 Ā. (piṅkte)

1) To tinge, dye.

2) To touch.

3) To adore.

4) To sound.

5) To join. -II. 1 U. (piñjayati-te)

1) To give.

2) To take.

3) To shine.

4) To be strong or powerful.

5) To live, dwell.

6) To hurt, injure, kill.

7) To speak

8) To send forth a sound.

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

Piñj (पिञ्ज्).—ii. 2, [Ātmanepada.] 1. To dye or colour (probably api-añj, cf. [Latin] pingere). 2. To join. 3. To adore. 4. To sound inarticulately. i. 10, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To kill or injure. 2. To be strong. 3. To give or take. 4. To dwell.

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Piñj (पिञ्ज्).—i. 10 and 1, [Parasmaipada.] 1. To speak or shine. 2. To sound.

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

1) Piñj (पिञ्ज्):—[class] 2. [Ātmanepada] piṅkte, to tinge, dye, paint, [Dhātupāṭha xxiv, 18; 20];

—to join, [ib.] (cf.pṛc);

—to sound, [ib.];

—to adore, [ib.; Vopadeva];

— [class] 10. [Parasmaipada] piñjayati, to kill;

—to be strong;

—to give or to take (?);

—to dwell, [Dhātupāṭha xxxii, 31];

—to shine;

—to speak, [xxxiii, 84];

—to emit a sound, [Nirukta, by Yāska iii, 18.]

2) cf. [Latin] pingo?

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

Piñj (पिञ्ज्) in the Sanskrit language is related to the Prakrit word: Piṃja.

[Sanskrit to German]

Pinj 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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