Prithakparni, Pṛthakparṇī, Prithak-parni: 9 definitions


Prithakparni 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.

The Sanskrit term Pṛthakparṇī can be transliterated into English as Prthakparni or Prithakparni, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

Ayurveda (science of life)

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Nighantu (Synonyms and Characteristics of Drugs and technical terms)

Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Pṛthakparṇī (पृथक्पर्णी) is another name for Pṛśniparṇī, a medicinal plant identified with Uraria picta Desv. from the Fabaceae or “legume” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.37-39 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 Pṛthakparṇī and Pṛśniparṇī, there are a total of twenty-four 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)

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

1) Prthakparni in India is the name of a plant defined with Aglaia odorata in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Aglaia odorata var. microphyllina C. DC..

2) Prthakparni is also identified with Desmodium gangeticum It has the synonym Hedysarum ochroleucum Moench (etc.).

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

· Prodromus Systematis Naturalis Regni Vegetabilis (1825)
· Encyclopédie Méthodique, Botanique (Lamarck) (1798)
· Flora Cochinchinensis (1790)
· Journal of Cytology and Genetics (1990)
· Tropical Plant Science Research. New Delhi (1983)
· Antiviral Research (2005)

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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

[«previous next»] — Prithakparni in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Pṛthakparṇī (पृथक्पर्णी).—Name of a plant, Hemionitis Cordifolia (Mar. piṭhavaṇa).

Pṛthakparṇī is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms pṛthak and parṇī (पर्णी).

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

Pṛthakparṇī (पृथक्पर्णी).—f.

(-rṇīṃ) A plant, (Hemionites cordifolia Rox.) E. pṛthak separate, parṇa a leaf, aff. ṅīp .

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

1) Pṛthakparṇī (पृथक्पर्णी):—[=pṛthak-parṇī] [from pṛthak > pṛth] f. idem, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) [v.s. ...] Hemionitis Cordifolia, [Caraka; Suśruta]

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

Pṛthakparṇī (पृथक्पर्णी):—[pṛthak-parṇī] (rṇī) 3. f. A plant (Hermionites cordifolia).

[Sanskrit to German]

Prithakparni 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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Kannada-English dictionary

[«previous next»] — Prithakparni in Kannada glossary
Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Pṛthakparṇi (ಪೃಥಕ್ಪರ್ಣಿ):—[noun] the plant Hemionite sarifolia ( = H. cordifolia) of Polypodiaceae family.

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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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