Pranada, Prana-da, Praṇāda, Prāṇadā, Praṇadā: 12 definitions

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Pranada means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, 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 Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

1a) Praṇadā (प्रणदा) is another name for Mahārāṣṭrī, a medicinal plant identified with Lippia nodiflora Mich., synonym of Phyla nodiflora (“frog fruit”) from the Verbenaceae or verbena family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.106-108 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 Praṇadā and Mahārāṣṭrī, there are a total of thirteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

1b) Praṇadā (प्रणदा) is also mentioned as a synonym for Jīvaka, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Microstylis wallichii Lindl., which is a synonym of Crepidium acuminatum (D.Don) Szlach. from the Orchidaceae or “orchid” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.11-13. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Prāṇada and Jīvaka, there are a total of sixteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

2) Prāṇadā (प्राणदा) is another name for Ṛddhi, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 5.28-33. Together with the names Prāṇadā and Ṛddhi, there are a total of twelve Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

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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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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Pranada in India is the name of a plant defined with Terminalia chebula in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Myrobalanus chebula (Retz.) Gaertn. (among others).

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

· Observationes Botanicae (1789)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Systema Naturae, ed. 12 (1767)
· De Fructibus et Seminibus Plantarum (1790)
· Taxon (1979)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1996)

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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

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Praṇāda (प्रणाद).—

1) A loud noise, shout, cry; यियासतस्तस्य महीध्ररन्ध्रभिदापटीयान्पटहप्रणादः (yiyāsatastasya mahīdhrarandhrabhidāpaṭīyānpaṭahapraṇādaḥ) Śiśupālavadha 3.24.

2) Roaring, a roar.

3) Neighing, braying.

4) A murmur of rapture; a burst of applause; huzza.

5) A cry for help.

6) A particular disease of the ear (a buzzing sound in the ear).

Derivable forms: praṇādaḥ (प्रणादः).

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Prāṇadā (प्राणदा).—Terminalia Chebula (Mar. hiraḍā).

Prāṇadā is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms prāṇa and (दा).

Source: Cologne Digital Sanskrit Dictionaries: Edgerton Buddhist Hybrid Sanskrit Dictionary

Praṇada (प्रणद).—[, Saddharmapuṇḍarīka 51.13, read tuṇava, q.v.]

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Praṇāda (प्रणाद).—(= Pali Panāda, both mgs.), (1) name of a king (according to Mahāvyutpatti a cakravartin): Mahāvyutpatti 3576; Divyāvadāna 57.9 ff.; (2) name of a yakṣa: Mahā-Māyūrī 236.28.

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

Praṇāda (प्रणाद).—m.

(-daḥ) 1. A loud noise, especially expressing approbation or delight, a huzza, a shout. 2. A low sound expressive of great pleasure, a murmur or sigh of rapture. 3. A cry for help. 4. Neighing, bringing. 5. A disease of the ear, a noise or buzzing in the ear from thickening of the membranes, &c. E. pra much, and nāda sound.

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Prāṇada (प्राणद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Who or what gives life. n.

(-daṃ) 1. Water. 2. Blood. E. prāṇa life and da who gives.

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Prāṇāda (प्राणाद).—mfn.

(-daḥ-dā-daṃ) Fatal, deadly. E. prāṇa and ada what eats.

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

Praṇāda (प्रणाद).—i. e. pra-nad + a, m. 1. A loud noise, Mahābhārata 4, 1684; a shout. 2. Neighing, Mahābhārata 6, 137. 3. Roar, [Rāmāyaṇa] 6, 79, 10. 4. Tingling in the ear.

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

Praṇāda (प्रणाद).—[masculine] sound, shout, roar.

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Prāṇada (प्राणद).—[adjective] giving or saving life.

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

1) Praṇāda (प्रणाद):—[=pra-ṇāda] [from pra-ṇad] m. a loud sound or noise ([especially] expressive of approbation or delight), shout, cry, roar, yell, neigh etc., [Mahābhārata; Rāmāyaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] a murmur or sigh of rapture, [Horace H. Wilson]

3) [v.s. ...] noise or buzzing in the ear (from thickening of the membranes etc.), [Suśruta]

4) [v.s. ...] Name of a Cakra-vartin, [Divyāvadāna]

5) Prāṇada (प्राणद):—[=prāṇa-da] [from prāṇa > prān] mf(ā)n. life-giving, saving or preserving life, [Atharva-veda] etc. etc.

6) [v.s. ...] m. Terminalia Tomentosa or Coccinia Grandis, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

7) [v.s. ...] Name of Brahmā, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

8) [v.s. ...] of Viṣṇu, [Apte’s The Practical Sanskrit-English Dictionary]

9) Prāṇadā (प्राणदा):—[=prāṇa-dā] [from prāṇa-da > prāṇa > prān] a f. Terminalia Chebula, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

10) [v.s. ...] a species of bulbous plant, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

11) [v.s. ...] Commelina Salicifolia, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

12) [v.s. ...] (with guḍikā) a kind of pill used as a remedy for hemorrhoids, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

13) Prāṇada (प्राणद):—[=prāṇa-da] [from prāṇa > prān] n. water, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

14) [v.s. ...] blood, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

15) Prāṇadā (प्राणदा):—[=prāṇa-dā] [from prāṇa > prān] b mfn. giving breath, [Vājasaneyi-saṃhitā]

16) Prāṇāda (प्राणाद):—[from prāṇa > prān] mfn. ‘l°-devouring’, deadly, murderous, [Bhaṭṭi-kāvya]

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

1) Praṇāda (प्रणाद):—[pra-ṇāda] (daḥ) 1. m. A loud or low sound of joy; noise in the ear.

2) Prāṇada (प्राणद):—[prāṇa-da] (daḥ-dā-daṃ) a. Life-giving or sustaining. n. Water; blood.

3) Prāṇāda (प्राणाद):—[prāṇā+da] (daḥ-dā-daṃ) a. Idem.

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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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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Praṇāda (ಪ್ರಣಾದ):—

1) [noun] a loud or heavy sound.

2) [noun] a roaring, rumbling (as of a lion).

3) [noun] a sharp, piercing cry; shriek; scream.

4) [noun] a particular involuntary sound made in the excitement during sexual coition.

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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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