Sambu, Shambu, Śambu, Sambe, Sambé: 12 definitions

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Sambu means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi, 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 Śambu can be transliterated into English as Sambu or Shambu, using the IAST transliteration scheme (?).

In Hinduism

General definition (in Hinduism)

Source: WikiPedia: Hinduism

Sambu (सम्बु): Sambu was son of Krishna, who married Lakshmana, daughter of Duryodhana.

Biology (plants and animals)

Source: Wisdom Library: Local Names of Plants and Drugs

Sambu [सांबु] in the Konkani language is the name of a plant identified with Senegalia pennata (L.) Maslin from the Mimosaceae (Touch-me-not) family having the following synonyms: Mimosa pennata, Acacia pendata, Acacia pennata. For the possible medicinal usage of sambu, you can check this page for potential sources and references, although be aware that any some or none of the side-effects may not be mentioned here, wether they be harmful or beneficial to health.

Sambu [ஸம்பு] in the Tamil language is the name of a plant identified with Typha domingensis Pers. from the Typhaceae (Reedmace) family having the following synonyms: Typha angustata, Typha bracteata, Typha angustifolia var. angustata.

Sambe [ಸಂಬೆ] in the Kannada language is the name of a plant identified with Canavalia gladiata (Jacq.) DC. from the Fabaceae (Pea) family having the following synonyms: Dolichos gladiatus.

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

Sambe in Senegal is the name of a plant defined with Combretum aculeatum in various botanical sources. This page contains potential references in Ayurveda, modern medicine, and other folk traditions or local practices It has the synonym Poivrea ovalis (G. Don) Walp. (among others).

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

· Choix de plantes (1808)
· Journal of Ethnopharmacology (1985)

If you are looking for specific details regarding Sambe, for example extract dosage, side effects, health benefits, pregnancy safety, chemical composition, diet and recipes, have a look at these references.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

Source: DDSA: The practical Sanskrit-English dictionary

Śambu (शम्बु).—A bivalve shell.

Derivable forms: śambuḥ (शम्बुः).

See also (synonyms): śambuka, śambukka.

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

Śambu (शम्बु).—m.

(-mbuḥ) A bivalve-shell. E. See śambūka below.

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

Śambu (शम्बु).— (cf. the next), m. A bivalve shell.

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

Śambu (शम्बु).—[masculine] [Name] of a man.

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

1) Śambu (शम्बु):—m. a bivalve shell, [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

2) Name of a man, [Āśvalāyana-śrauta-sūtra]

3) Śambū (शम्बू):—[from śambu] f. Name of a woman (See śambūputra).

4) Śāmbu (शाम्बु):—[from śāmbava] m. Name of a man, [Atharva-veda]

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

Śambu (शम्बु):—(mbuḥ) 2. m. A bivalve shell.

[Sanskrit to German]

Sambu 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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Hindi dictionary

Source: DDSA: A practical Hindi-English dictionary

Śaṃbu (शंबु):—~[ka] k (nm) a bivalve shell; snail.

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Saṃbu (ಸಂಬು):—[noun] (correctly, ಶಂಬು [shambu]) Śiva.

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Sāṃbu (ಸಾಂಬು):—[adjective] containing or full of water; moist; watery.

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Sāṃbe (ಸಾಂಬೆ):—[noun] a kind of medicinal herb.

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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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