Ruda: 2 definitions


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Biology (plants and animals)

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

Ruda in Paraguay is the name of a plant defined with Ruta graveolens in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Ruta hortensis Mill..

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

· Regnum Vegetabile, or ‘a Series of Handbooks for the Use of Plant Taxonomists and Plant Geographers’ (1993)
· Plant Systematics and Evolution (1984)
· Acta Biologica Cracoviensia, Series Botanica (1982)
· Species Plantarum (1753)

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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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Pali-English dictionary

Source: Sutta: The Pali Text Society's Pali-English Dictionary

Ruda, stands for ruta (cry) at 2 Jātaka passages, viz. J. I, 207; VI, 475 (ruda-ññu knowing the cries of all animals, explained as “ruta- jñā, sabba-rāvaṃ jānāti” C.). Rudati & Rodati (rud, the usual Sk. pres. being rodati, but forms fr. base rud° are Vedic and are later found also in Prk. (cp. Pischel Prk. Gr. § 495): ruyai besides royai & rodasi.—The Idg. root is *reud, being an enlargement of *reu, as in ravati (q. v.). Cp. cognates Lat. rudo to cry, shout, bray; Lith. raudà wailing; Ohg. riozan= Ags. reotan.—The Dhtp explains rud by “rodane” (144), the Dhtm by “assu-vimocane” (206)) to cry, lament, weep, wail.—Forms I. rud° (the older form): pres. rudati (not yet found); ppr. rudanto D. I, 115; Sn. 675, 691; rudamāna M. I, 341; A. II, 95; Pug. 62; Miln. 275; Sdhp. 281; and rudaṃ Pv. I, 84; also in cpd. rudam-mukha with weeping face J. VI, 518 (assu-netta+); Pv. I, 112; ger. ruditvāna Mhvs 35, 24; fut. rucchati J. V, 366 and rucchiti J. VI, 550 (=rodissati C.; see also rujati). ‹-› II. rod° (the younger form & the one peculiar to prose): pres. rodati J. I, 55; III, 169 (socati+); Pv. I, 87 (socati+); I, 124; PvA. 17, 18; Pot. rode Pv. I, 85 (=rodeyyaṃ PvA. 64); ppr. rodanto J. I, 65; f. rodantī PvA. 16; med. rodamāna PvA. 6; DA. I, 284.—aor. rodi J. I, 167; DhA. II, 17 (+hasi); fut. rodissati J. VI, 550; ger. roditvā Mhvs 9, 7; inf. rodituṃ J. I, 55.—Caus. II. rodāpeti to make someone cry DhA. II, 86.—pp. ruṇṇa, rudita & rodita. (Page 573)

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Pali is the language of the Tipiṭaka, which is the sacred canon of Theravāda Buddhism and contains much of the Buddha’s speech. Closeley related to Sanskrit, both languages are used interchangeably between religions.

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