Ravipriya, Ravi-priya: 8 definitions

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Ayurveda (science of life)

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Source: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

Ravipriya (रविप्रिय) is another name for Ādityapatra, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Helianthus annuus Linn. or “common sunflower” from the Asteraceae or “aster” family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.173-174 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 Ravipriya and Ādityapatra, there are a total of eleven 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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[«previous next»] — Ravipriya in Sanskrit glossary
Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Ravipriya (रविप्रिय).—

1) a red lotus flower.

2) copper.

Derivable forms: ravipriyam (रविप्रियम्).

Ravipriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ravi and priya (प्रिय).

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

Ravipriya (रविप्रिय).—n.

(-yaṃ) 1. Copper. 2. The red-lotus. m.

(-yaḥ) A plant, (Artocarpus lacucha.) E. ravi the sun, priya beloved. raktakaravīre, arkavṛkṣe ca .”

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

Ravipriya (रविप्रिय).—n. 1. the red lotus. 2. copper.

Ravipriya is a Sanskrit compound consisting of the terms ravi and priya (प्रिय).

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

1) Ravipriya (रविप्रिय):—[=ravi-priya] [from ravi] m. (only [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]) Calotropis Gigantea

2) [v.s. ...] Nerium Odorum Rubro-simplex

3) [v.s. ...] Artocarpus Locucha

4) Ravipriyā (रविप्रिया):—[=ravi-priyā] [from ravi-priya > ravi] f. Name of Dākṣāyaṇī in Gaṅgā-dvāra, [Catalogue(s)] ([varia lectio] rati-priyā)

5) Ravipriya (रविप्रिय):—[=ravi-priya] [from ravi] n. a red lotus-flower, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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

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

Ravipriya (रविप्रिय):—[ravi-priya] (yaṃ) 1. n. Copper; red lotus. A plant (Artocarpus lacucha).

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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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