Prajada, Prajāda, Praja-da: 7 definitions

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In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Prajādā (प्रजादा) is another name for Putradā, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.159-160 of the 13th-century Raj Nighantu or Rājanighaṇṭu. The fourth chapter (śatāhvādi-varga) of this book enumerates eighty varieties of small plants (pṛthu-kṣupa). Together with the names Prajādā and Putradā, there are a total of seven Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant. Note: Putradā is possibly identified with (i) Iṅgudī or Balanites aegyptiaca Linn., (ii) Mandragora officinarum Linn., or (iii) Fāsarā, corresponding to Śivaliṅgī (Bryonia laciniosa Linn.).

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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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Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Prajāda (प्रजाद).—a.

1) granting progeny.

2) removing barrenness.

Prajāda is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prajā and da (द).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Shabda-Sagara Sanskrit-English Dictionary

Prajāda (प्रजाद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) 1. Who or what gives offspring. 2. What removes barrenness, (as a medicine, &c.) E. prajā, and da what gives.

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

Prajādā (प्रजादा):—[=prajā-dā] [from prajā > pra-jan] f. ‘granting offspring’, Name of a species of shrub, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

Prajāda (प्रजाद):—[prajā-da] (daḥ-dā-daṃ) a. Producing offspring, removing barrenness.

[Sanskrit to German] (Deutsch Wörterbuch)

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Böhtlingk and Roth Grosses Petersburger Wörterbuch

Prajāda (प्रजाद):—(pra + 1. da)

1) adj. Nachkommenschaft verleihend.

2) f. ā ein best. Strauch. = garbhadātrī [Rājanirghaṇṭa im Śabdakalpadruma]

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Sanskrit-Wörterbuch in kürzerer Fassung

Prajādā (प्रजादा):—f. ein best. Strauch [Rājan 4,161.]

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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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