Punnu, Puṇṇu, Puṅṅu, Punnume: 2 definitions

Introduction

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Punnu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit. 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: Shodhganga: Edition translation and critical study of yogasarasamgraha

1) Puṇṇu refers to “ulcer” [in the Malayalam language] and represents one of the various diseases mentioned in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning puṇṇu] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

2) Puṅṅu [in the Malayalam language] is another name for “Karañja” and is dealt with in the 15th-century Yogasārasaṅgraha (Yogasara-saṅgraha) by Vāsudeva: an unpublished Keralite work representing an Ayurvedic compendium of medicinal recipes. The Yogasārasaṃgraha [mentioning puṅṅu] deals with entire recipes in the route of administration, and thus deals with the knowledge of pharmacy (bhaiṣajya-kalpanā) which is a branch of pharmacology (dravyaguṇa).

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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

Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Puṇṇu (ಪುಣ್ಣು):—

1) [noun] a swollen, inflamed area in body tissues, in which pus is gathered.

2) [noun] an injury to the body in which the skin or other tissue is broken, cut, pierced, torn, etc.; a wound.

3) [noun] (fig.) the quality of being useless; uselessness.

4) [noun] a source or condition of metal pain, irritation, etc.

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Puṇṇume (ಪುಣ್ಣುಮೆ):—[noun] = ಪುಣ್ಣಿಮೆ [punnime].

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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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