Potagala, Poṭagala, Pota-gala: 9 definitions
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Ayurveda (science of life)
Potagala in the Sanskrit language is the name of a plant identified with Arundo donax L. from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Donax arundinaceus, Donax sativa, Arundo bengalensis. For the possible medicinal usage of potagala, 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.
Potagala in the Oriya language is the name of a plant identified with Phragmites karka from the Poaceae (Grass) family having the following synonyms: Arundo karka, Arundo roxburghii, Phragmites roxburghii.
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.
Languages of India and abroad
1) a kind of reed (nala).
2) a kind of grass (kāśa); पोटगलास्तु धमनो नडः (poṭagalāstu dhamano naḍaḥ) Abh. Chin.11.93.
3) a kind of fish.
Derivable forms: poṭagalaḥ (पोटगलः).
Poṭagala is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms poṭa and gala (गल).Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary
(-laḥ) 1. A reed, (Arundo tibialis, Rox.) 2. A sort of grass, (Saccharum spontanium.) 3. A fish. E. poṭa uniting, (with the wind,) gal to go, aff. ac, waving in the wind.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Monier-Williams Sanskrit-English Dictionary
1) Poṭagala (पोटगल):—[=poṭa-gala] [from poṭa] m. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) a species of reed
2) [v.s. ...] Saccharum Spontaneum
3) [v.s. ...] a fish
4) [v.s. ...] = pañcajanya.Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Yates Sanskrit-English Dictionary
Poṭagala (पोटगल):—[poṭa-gala] (laḥ) 1. m. A reed (Arundo tibialis); sort of grass (Sacharum spontaneum); a fish.
[Sanskrit to German]
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.
Pōṭagala (ಪೋಟಗಲ):—[noun] the grass Cyperus amabilis of Cyperaceae family.
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Pōṭagaḷa (ಪೋಟಗಳ):—[noun] = ಪೋಟಗಲ [potagala].
Kannada is a Dravidian language (as opposed to the Indo-European language family) mainly spoken in the southwestern region of India.
See also (Relevant definitions)
Ends with: Mahapotagala.
Full-text: Mahapotagala, Potaki, Pota.
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