Sarini, Sāriṇī: 5 definitions

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Sarini means something in Hinduism, Sanskrit, Hindi. 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: WorldCat: Rāj nighaṇṭu

1) Sāriṇī (सारिणी) is another name for Mahābalā, a medicinal plant identified with Sida rhombifolia Linn. (“arrowleaf sida” or “Indian hemp”) from the Malvaceae or mallows family of flowering plants, according to verse 4.98-100 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 Sāriṇī and Mahābalā, there are a total of seventeen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

2) Sāriṇī (सारिणी) is also mentioned as a synonym for Kārpāsī, an unidentified medicinal plant, according to verse 4.188-189. Together with the names Sāriṇī and Kālāñjanī, there are a total of ten Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

3) Sāriṇī (सारिणी) is also mentioned as a synonym for Prasāriṇī, a medicinal plant possibly identified with Paederia foetida Linn. or “skunkvine” from the Rubiaceae or “coffee” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.36-38. The fifth chapter (parpaṭādi-varga) of this book enumerates sixty varieties of smaller plants (kṣudra-kṣupa). Together with the names Sāriṇī and Prasāriṇī, there are a total of fifteen Sanskrit synonyms identified for this plant.

4) Sāriṇī (सारिणी) is also mentioned as a synonym for Raktapunarnavā, a medicinal plant identified with Boerhaavia diffusa Linn. or “red spiderling” from the Nyctaginaceae or “four o'clock” family of flowering plants, according to verse 5.117-120. Together with the names Sāriṇī and Raktapunarnavā, there are a total of twenty-two 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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Kavya (poetry)

Source: archive.org: Naisadhacarita of Sriharsa

Sāraṇī (सारणी) is possibly similar to Sāraṇī, which means a “river” or “stream”, and is mentioned in the Naiṣadha-carita 9.155.

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Kavya (काव्य, kavya) refers to Sanskrit poetry, a popular ancient Indian tradition of literature. There have been many Sanskrit poets over the ages, hailing from ancient India and beyond. This topic includes mahakavya, or ‘epic poetry’ and natya, or ‘dramatic poetry’.

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Languages of India and abroad

Sanskrit dictionary

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

1) Sāriṇī (सारिणी):—[from sārin > sāra] f. a brook, channel, [Vikramāṅkadeva-carita, by Bilhaṇa]

2) [v.s. ...] Name of various plants (Alhagi Maurorum, Paederia Foetida etc.), [cf. Lexicographers, esp. such as amarasiṃha, halāyudha, hemacandra, etc.]

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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

Sāriṇī (सारिणी):—(nf) see [sāraṇī].

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Kannada-English dictionary

Source: Alar: Kannada-English corpus

Sāriṇi (ಸಾರಿಣಿ):—

1) [noun] a water passage.

2) [noun] a stream or river.

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Sāriṇi (ಸಾರಿಣಿ):—[noun] the one-humped camel, Camelus dromedarius.

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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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